Compliance Communications Blog


Are Your Compliance Topics Getting Lost In Translation?

A piece published on entitled Watch your Languages in International Compliance caught my eye the other day. This is in part because it amazes me that anyone is still trying to convince anyone about publishing anti-corruption and other compliance materials for your employees that speak languages other than English; of course you have to do this, and I believe few people would argue the point. Not surprisingly, appropriate translation of compliance materials was listed as a “Hallmark of Effective Compliance Programs” in the FCPA Resource Guide published by the DOJ and SEC in 2012.