Today’s hyper-transparent environment has given the public stunning opportunities to review internal communications from executives at leading companies and to pass real-time judgments on the strengths and vulnerabilities of their cultures.… Continue Reading
The news earlier this month that Google was to follow Facebook and ban all ads for cryptocurrencies wasn’t entirely unexpected. However, it did say much about the way such innovative technology is being misused.… Continue Reading
We have already looked at some of the common pitfalls of modern due diligence, from the brute force open-source intelligence (OSINT) approach of Google searching to the over-reliance on manually curated watchlists.… Continue Reading
With the growing number of data sources and changing regulation, compliance teams are under incredible pressure and scrutiny to implement the most thorough due diligence process available.
They are frustrated by the tools at hand, which are actually growing increasingly ineffective due to recent changes such as the “Right to Be Forgotten” rule. … Continue Reading
I cringe when compliance teams rely solely on Google to investigate and make decisions.
No offense intended to Google, but it’s simply not designed for sophisticated investigations. Yet, an overwhelming majority of compliance teams employ Google as their primary research tool.… Continue Reading
Doing business in Russia has always presented significant risks for companies trying to comply with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and UK Bribery Act. Despite this, there’s anecdotal evidence of businesses making investment decisions on the back of Google searches.… Continue Reading
Job Title: Ethics & Compliance Program Manager, Anti-Bribery
Location: Mountain View, California
Google’s legal department is at the center of an information law revolution, and you’re at its core.… Continue Reading
Reporting companies filed Form SDs with the SEC Monday, and most said its not fully clear if their products contain conflict minerals from Africa’s Congo region.
Tuesday’s print edition of the Wall Street Journal said nearly 1,300 U.S.-listed… Continue Reading
The International Center for Collective Action (ICCA), a division of the Basel Institute on Governance, is hosting a collective action event on June 26 and 27.
“When acting jointly, businesses, civil society and the public sector can more effectively tackle corruption,” the ICCA said.… Continue Reading