Compliance Communications Blog

 

Third-Parties Remain Corruption Risk for Companies

1/2/19: Third parties remain a source of compliance risk for companies battling enterprise-wide corruption and bribery. That’s according to the 8th annual Anti-Bribery and Corruption Benchmarking Report conducted by Kroll and the Ethisphere Institute. One of the study’s other findings show that the enforcement concerns about personal liability.  

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Over $2.8 Billion from False Claims Act Cases in 2018

1/2/19: A December 21st press release about the year’s enforcement of the False Claims Act managed to stake out its claim to the page. DOJ recovered more than $2.8 billion in FCA cases in FY 2018. What is interesting in the press release isn’t the total amount recovered but the type of enforcement actions and trends highlighted by that total.

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Who Needs a National Integrity Commission?

12/18/18: A post by Martin Kenney, Managing Partner of Martin Kenney & Co., Solicitors, on The FCPA Blog drills into a question triggered by an open letter signed by a number of former Australian judges calling for a national anti-corruption body. 

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Internal Controls Over Giving Gifts

12/18/18: Tom Fox is one of the compliance world’s most engaging writers and subject matter experts on anti-corruption and the FCPA. In a recent post on JDSupraTom Fox reviews the topic of internal controls surrounding gifts. He zeros in on employee expense reports as a mechanism of internal control over a company’s gift-giving policies.

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The UK's Battle Against Corruption

12/18/18: On December 12, the UK’s Home Office released a news report about the UK being at the forefront of international efforts to tackle corruption. The article provides a good overview of new legislation and resources available to law enforcement agencies in the UK. 

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