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Posts Tagged: Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs

How important for compliance is remedial action?

When the DOJ and SEC published their FCPA Resource Guide, they emphasized the connection between remedial action and enforcement. The Guide makes clear that no company can expect a favorable FCPA resolution unless it takes adequate remedial action, and conversely, companies that fail to do that are more likely to face charges and harsher FCPA penalties.… Continue Reading

Is your ‘business rationale’ for intermediaries fact or fiction?

Compliance professionals have known for decades that intermediaries are involved in nearly all FCPA anti-bribery violations. The DOJ and SEC say plainly that FCPA enforcement actions “demonstrate that third parties, including agents, consultants, and distributors, are commonly used to conceal the payment of bribes to foreign officials in international business transactions.”… Continue Reading

Should compliance officers accept incentive pay?

Performance bonuses are always an exciting upside. But what about compliance officers? Does incentive pay work for them? There are ways to measure performance and match it to rewards for most C-suiters, managers, and professional staff — sales targets, production goals, hiring matrixes, and so on.… Continue Reading

How much compliance training is enough?

We know a lot about what the feds expect from compliance training. For example, from the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs and the FCPA Resource Guide, we know training is a hallmark of a well-designed compliance program. … Continue Reading