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Doing Compliance in an Economic Downturn, Part IV - Testing, Peer Groups and Talent Development

Today we celebrate the conquest of what the Tibetans call “Mother Goddess of the Land” and what the rest of us call Mount Everest. For on this date in 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay, a Nepalese Sherpa, became the first explorers to reach the summit of the highest point on earth. 1,194 more words


Compliance Week 2015 Wrap Up

Compliance Week 2015 has ended. This year was the tenth anniversary of the annual conference and in many ways I found it to be the best one yet. 1,368 more words


Assessing third party risks in a shrinking world

The dependency on third parties to enable easy functioning of business is immense. Companies engage the services of various third parties for multiple reasons – it could vary from getting a factory license, securing permission to even obtaining contracts. 338 more words


The Economist Gets It Badly Wrong on Anti-Bribery Law

Last week, The Economist published an op-ed entitled “Daft on Graft,” which argued that the enforcement of transnational anti-bribery laws like the U.S. FCPA and U.K. 1,715 more words


Senn Interview, Part III - Post Incident Remediation

I conclude my three-part series based upon my podcast interview of noted white-collar defense lawyer and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) practitioner Mara Senn, a partner at Arnold & Porter LLP. 1,197 more words


Senn Interview, Part II - A Discussion of the Decision to Self-Disclosure

In today’s post, I continue to explore my recent interview of Mara Senn, a partner at Arnold & Porter LLP in Washington DC. Senn is a white-collar practitioner who whose practice includes representing companies in investigations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). 1,398 more words


Senn Interview, Part I - Investigations Under the FCPA

One of the things that I am questioned on is when to bring in outside counsel for a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigation or simply to take a look at an issue that may have raised a Red Flag but is not yet a FCPA violation. 1,503 more words