Compliance Communications Blog

 

"Who Pays if the Product is Counterfeit?"


1/8/2016: Not all victims of counterfeit products are at equal risk. The consumer who purchases a fake Gucci bag doesn’t face the same risk as a patient who relies on the purity of long-trusted medicines. Now it seems that brand companies face more risk than the familiar damaged...

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"Lessons From Corrupt Companies"


1/8/16: By now, it would seem that CEOs and senior executives would routinely lead the charge for enterprise-wide compliance and ethics. According to a recent post by Alison Taylor on Corporate Compliance Insights, far too many CEOs are leading their companies in the opposite...

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"The US’ Role in the UK’s Corruption Prosecutions"


1/8/16: It really is a small world, at least for global anti-corruption enforcement. An Anti-Bribery Alert by law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP highlights recent actions by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO), as well as the link between those actions and the US Department of Justice...

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"Does Jail Work for White Collar Criminals?"


12/2/15: Do corporate officers and managers deserve to be sentenced to jail for corruption or bribery committed in their organizations under their watch? Well, that’s a loaded question and answers will be all over the map. A more useful question might be this: is prison an effective punishment ...

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"The Cost of 'Failing to Prevent'"


11/17/15: The October 2015 “FCPA Update” by law firm Debevoise & Plimpton contains a good chunk of useful information on several topics. The largest section is devoted to Brazil’s new guidelines for compliance programs – especially useful for companies with existing or planned operations...

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