10/9/18: India’s 2018 Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act has changed the country’s policies toward corporate bribery and significantly upped the compliance and legal risks facing companies operating in India. An article by Kanal Gupta posted on The FCPA Blog outlines the major changes imposed by the new law,
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10/9/18: Business for Social Responsibility has released its State of Sustainable Business 2018. The purpose of the annual survey of business leaders is to “… communicate the sustainability issues that companies are most focused on today.” The survey provides valuable insight into the perspectives and priorities other corporate leaders have toward a range of issues confronting business. BSR outlines some of the major findings.
9/25/18: We all hear about corporate culture and compliance starting at the top. Recently Tim Ryan, U.S. chairman of PwC, showed what corporate leadership from the top looks like in practice. In the aftermath of the tragic shooting of PwC employee Botham Jean in his Dallas apartment, Ryan circulated an email to all employees asking them to take a step in building a better workforce and country. How?
9/25/18: An Alert to clients from law firm Ropes & Gray focuses attention on the anti-competition of bid-rigging in transactions between government and private companies. The Alert acknowledges the temptation behind the illegal activity noting, “… participating companies and the third-party intermediaries that represent them in bidding often try to find ways to ensure that their company’s product is the one selected.”