Denise Lee Yohn is a go-to expert on brand-building for national media outlets. She’s also a popular speaker and consultant, and an influential writer.
As the United Nations Global Compact discusses in their business anti-corruption guide, centralized and decentralized models have their own strengths and weaknesses with regard to control, consistency and understanding of local nuance.… Continue Reading
At an event last week in London, one of my co-panelists was Brian Saulnier, a partner at K&L Gates. More than ten years ago he was part of an outside team, engaged by my former employer, to look into my illegal conduct, including the United Nations bribery investigation, among other allegations.… Continue Reading
Only 40 percent of Asia companies have anti-bribery policies in place, compared with a global average of 81 percent last year.
An EY survey polled 681 executives in China, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia and South Korea.… Continue Reading
As we’ve said, nothing magnifies the impact of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act on corporations more than respondeat superior. Latin for “let the master answer,” it’s the legal doctrine holding companies vicariously liable for crimes committed by employees acting within the scope of their employment.… Continue Reading
“Cash crunch could result in more corruption cases,” says a headline in the current Financial Week (available here.) In the article, Steven Tyrrell, the head of the Justice Department’s fraud section, says the credit crisis may produce a crop of additional Foreign Corrupt Practices Act cases.… Continue Reading
Mark Mendelsohn — the Justice Department official responsible for criminal prosecutions under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act — has left no doubt that the government is targeting individuals. Here’s what he told an audience at an American Bar Association panel discussion in Washington, D.C.… Continue Reading