Compliance Communications Blog

 

The Liability of Directors for Compliance Failures

11/6/18: A post by Jeff Kaplan on the Conflict of Interest Blog addresses an article entitled “Shortchanging Compliance,” by John Amour (University of Oxford), Jeffrey N. Gordon (Columbia Law School) and Geeyoung Min (Columbia Law School). Their article argues for “...more assertive directors’ liability for compliance failures.” 

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The World Bank Has Had a Busy 2018 So Far

11/6/18: The World Bank has been very busy in 2018, debarring 78 firms and individuals, opening 68 new investigations and recognizing 73 cross debarments from other multilateral development banks according to an article by Richard L. Cassin posted on The FCPA Blog.  

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The Sources of Bribery and Corruption Risk

11/6/18: According to a new report by Transparency International, “… there are vast differences in the level of risk of bribery and corruption in different countries.”  

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Keep It Fresh? [Video Blog]

In this short video blog from our Wavelengths blog series, Compliance Wave Managing Director Joel Rogers shares the pitfalls of constantly refreshing your compliance training program, and the importance of repetition to retaining information.

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New Thai Law Targets Foreign Companies

10/23/18: An article posted by law firm Herbert Smith Freehills LLP reviews Thailand’s new anti-bribery legislation and explains how it is likely to affect foreign companies doing business in the country. The article notes that Thailand is just the latest in a series of Asian countries to strengthen anti-corruption laws and is unlikely to be the last.

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