Parsing the differences between the requirements of the U.S. FCPA, the U.K. Bribery Act, and the E.U.’s patchwork of laws can give even the most diligent compliance professional a headache. Ethisphere’s experts are here to help, laying out what the shifting regulatory landscape means in practice for you and your company.

Reflecting on Year 2 of the BELA APAC Chapter: Growth, Engagement, and Transformation

By |2021-07-18T23:45:01+00:00July 18th, 2021|Asia-Pacific, Compliance and Ethics, Legal and Regulatory|

The past year was a challenge globally, and yet we experienced the global ethics and compliance community come together to ensure continuity in their work. We saw a unique level of commitment from our Asia Pacific leaders who were tasked with re-imagining their ethics and integrity programs. While we weren’t able to get together ...

Coalition for Integrity: Recommendations for the New Administration

By |2021-04-30T19:09:03+00:00April 30th, 2021|Legal and Regulatory, Value Chain and Third Party|

Corruption has a habit of spreading to all facets of society. Whether it begins in government, business, financial markets, or civil society, if left unchecked it soon permeates them all. It entrenches those at the top of the income brackets, stifling competition and dooming the millions at the bottom to lifetimes of poverty. While ...

Preparing for New EU Human Rights Rules

By |2021-03-26T19:02:06+00:00March 26th, 2021|Legal and Regulatory, Value Chain and Third Party|

Following last month’s vote by the EU’s Legal Affairs Committee to approve a draft law to require companies to conduct environmental and human rights due diligence in their supply chains, the EU parliament adopted the legislative report. Leslie Benton, Vice President, Ethisphere Why the New Requirements? Among the goals of the legislative ...

[LISTEN] Morrison & Foerster Partners Predict Enforcement Trends in Asia

By |2021-03-12T21:39:53+00:00February 18th, 2021|Legal and Regulatory, Podcasts|

MoForecast: Predictions on U.S. Enforcement Trends in Asia Ethisphere is proud to bring you this podcast from our friends at Morrison & Foerster. In this episode of MoForecast, Morrison & Foerster partner James Koukios speaks with fellow partners Tim Blakeley, Dan Levison, and Chen Zhu about what to expect from U.S. enforcement in Asia ...

FCPA Enforcement in 2020: A Year in Review

By |2021-02-04T23:45:43+00:00February 4th, 2021|Legal and Regulatory, Value Chain and Third Party|

Leslie Benton, Vice President, Ethisphere For the last few years, January has been a notable month for FCPA enforcement, and this year appears to be no different. Last week, the DOJ and the SEC announced that Deutsche Bank will pay $130 million to resolve bribery charges related to its attempts to win business in ...

COVID-19 Brings Increased Scrutiny from Development Banks

By |2020-12-09T23:24:27+00:00December 9th, 2020|Legal and Regulatory, Value Chain and Third Party|

Brian Whisler, Partner, Baker McKenzie The Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) and other international financing institutions (IFIs) are preparing for the increased risk of fraud and corruption that will follow the release of significant emergency funds to combat the COVID-19 global pandemic and its effects. Companies operating in low- and middle-income countries should ...

ACC: Legal Should Lead on Diversity

By |2020-11-04T20:31:10+00:00November 4th, 2020|Equity & Social Justice, Legal and Regulatory|

2020 has been a year unlike any other. In addition to the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to see society attempt to come to terms with pervasive social and racial injustice. The public is increasingly looking at how businesses are reacting to these unique and complicated issues. The quality of a product or the health ...

Six Months On, How Did We Manage the Crisis?

By |2020-09-22T14:57:26+00:00September 22nd, 2020|Legal and Regulatory, Risk and Reputation|

Tyler Lawrence: David, thank you so very much for joining me. Back in the spring just as lockdown began, you did an interview with my colleague, Erica Salmon Byrne. You gave some advice for how companies should be activating their crisis response plans to deal with the unprecedented shift to remote work and social ...

How Focusing on Societal and Corporate Values Closes the Circle on Compliance Excellence

By |2020-10-21T16:26:17+00:00August 31st, 2020|***RSS BELA Member, Corporate Culture, Legal and Regulatory, South Asia|

The Third Ring A Simple Description of an Ethical System Tom Tropp, Global Chief Ethics Officer, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co Compliance tells us what we must do; Ethics tells us what we should do.  I believe that there are three layers to an ethical system and each layer serves a different purpose.  ...

A Peek Inside’s Bayer’s Privacy Diary

By |2020-10-28T19:57:01+00:00August 27th, 2020|***RSS BELA Member, Cyber Security, Digital Innovation, Legal and Regulatory, South Asia|

Dear Diary, Today, I found myself asking “how do people really get to me?” Not that I live under a rock, but in the sense, why do I receive so many calls? SMS Messages? Emails? Asking if I would be interested in products and services I’ve never subscribed to! These unprecedented times of COVID-19, have ...

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