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After several years of development, involving input from over 50 countries, the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has finally published ISO 37001: Anti-Bribery Management Systems Standard – a new international standard designed to assist organisations worldwide in implementing and maintaining effective anti-bribery systems.

In a noteworthy trend picked-up by Trace International’s Global Enforcement Report, in 2014 non-U.S. enforcement actions concerning bribery of foreign officials outpaced U.S. enforcement actions for the first time.  The widely held perception has been that only the United States enforces its anticorruption laws.  The recently released report indicates enforcement by…

Effectively managing corporate compliance efforts in today’s regulatory environment–preventing corporate officers and employee from engaging in illegal practices, while also addressing a wide array of other compliance and risk management concerns–presents a major challenge to multinational companies with extended enterprises. Although enforcement guidelines around the world vary in length, tone…