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From the Compact Model to the Luxury Model - Managing Your Third Party Risk

I am currently attending the Hanson Wade Oil and Gas Supply Chain Compliance conference in Houston. The event is excellent and the presentations have been ‘spot on’ for the nuts and bolts of how to do compliance. 1,042 more words

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Won’t Get Fooled Again: An Atypical Exploration under Opinion Release 12-01

As many readers of this blog know, I am an avid cyclist. I enjoy riding with rock and roll music blasting away in my ears. I even have lists on my iPod with such titles as 20 mile ride and 40 mile ride. 1,968 more words

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How FATF Recommendations on Anti-Money Laundering Inform Your Compliance Program

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an inter-governmental body established in 1989 by the Ministers of its Member jurisdictions. Its mandate is to set standards and to promote effective implementation of legal, regulatory and operational measures for combating money laundering, terrorist financing and the financing of proliferation, and other related threats to the integrity of the international financial system. 1,169 more words

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The Mercury 7, Chuck Duross and Continuous Improvement to Your Compliance Program

Next Monday, February 20, 2012 is the 50th anniversary of the first American manned orbital space flight. It made John Glenn a national hero and heralded America’s move into direct competition with the (then) Soviet Union for the race to put the first man on the moon. 978 more words

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Third Party Checkup

In a January 29, 2012 editorial in the New York Times (NYT), entitled “Made in the World”, columnist Thomas Friedman wrote about the end of ‘outsourcing’; his thesis being the “world is now so integrated that there is no “out” and no “in” anymore. 1,256 more words

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Apollo 1 and a Compliance Dozen - How to Design a Program for Foreign Business Partners

Friday, January 27 was the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 1 disaster. As reported by Brian Vastag, in an article in the Washington Post entitled “ 1,261 more words

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Olympus Redux: Lessons Learned for Investigating a Foreign Business Partner

There are times when facts which arise out of non-compliance matters can make excellent learning points for the compliance practitioner. The Olympus matter has become such a staple of teaching opportunities.  833 more words

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