We see it every year: A new edition of a corruption ranking is released, and the first thing people ask is which countries have moved up or down in ranking. It is common knowledge among compliance officers that a country’s position on such an index is just a starting point for a thorough corruption risk assessment, but there is still a danger that nuances will get lost in the high-level presentation of the data.… Continue Reading
A strange thing occurred this month in the American political universe when a business organization wrote a letter to several key Congressmen advocating on behalf of a bill that would increase government oversight over companies.… Continue Reading
Taylor and Cohen on hyper-transparency: We see a bright future for companies and compliance professionals
Alison Taylor and James Cohen wrote a brilliant post for the FCPA Blog about hyper-transparency and other trends changing the way companies do business and how compliance officers do their jobs.… Continue Reading
In the future, compliance officers will need to anticipate and respond to a transformation in business ethics. Here are six trends to watch out for.
Hyper-transparency: By 2020, there will be 80 billion devices connected to the internet.… Continue Reading
The concept of corporate culture — generally defined as “the way we do things around here” — isn’t a rigid paper process. It’s hard to measure, which explains why corporate culture has been largely neglected by regulators and the anti-corruption-consulting industry.… Continue Reading