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Posts Tagged: France

Lise Smit: Why companies need to know their impact on human rights

Until a few years ago, corporate decision-makers often worried that knowledge about their company’s human rights impacts may increase risks of litigation, prosecution and investment withdrawal.

Recent developments are shifting the debate in the opposite direction, with corporate counsel now pushing for more proactive knowledge-gathering and transparency.… Continue Reading

French authorities join Airbus bribery probe

Airbus Group SE said Thursday that French investigators have opened a preliminary investigation into allegations of fraud, bribery, and corruption in the company’s civil aviation business.

France’s financial crimes investigator — the Parquet National Financier — is investigating the same allegations already being probed by the UK Serious Fraud Office.… Continue Reading

What’s the state of compliance in France?

While companies like to view Europe as a single market when it comes to compliance, the reality is that each country still has its own unique challenges and expectations. Ethisphere recently connected with dozens of French compliance leaders to discuss today’s best practices across France.… Continue Reading

Five ways to prepare for the new French anti-corruption law

France is the latest nation to join the anti-corruption fray, working to finalize a new law to fight corruption, foster transparency and modernize economic activity.

The proposed law — Sapin II — has eight main articles focused on the prevention of corruption and additional protections for whistleblowers, among other topics.… Continue Reading