In the majority of bribery and corruption investigations — from relatively simple matters to complex cross-border affairs — the data necessary to detect and solve these cases was largely available within the organization under investigation and could have been used to prevent the red flag from erupting into a full-blown scandal.… Continue Reading
As much as compliance officers dream of unlimited staff and funding, the reality is that compliance departments often face the challenge of managing complex global risks with inadequate resources.
Not all conflicts of interests lead to illegal conduct. But undisclosed connections between third-party suppliers and employees are a gateway to corruption and fraud. The best way to uncover conflicts of interests and harm flowing from them is through data.… Continue Reading
A new survey found that Chief Compliance and Ethics Officers are struggling to effectively aggregate and analyze data due in part to outdated technology and a lack of available tools at their disposal.… Continue Reading
The Justice Department’s “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs” outlines 11 topics and 119 questions that the Fraud Section commonly considers when evaluating corporate compliance programs in the wake of criminal misconduct.… Continue Reading