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Anti-Bribery: It’s not just FCPA

Anti-Bribery: It’s not just FCPA

11-26-2013

For a long time, FCPA had been the major – almost exclusive - anti-bribery law that US companies had on their anti-bribery radar lists. Training programs, policies and procedures were...

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This multi-part series on Managing Anti-Corruption Risk focuses on the business processes that can both build organizational integrity and help mitigate the risks presented by bribery and corruption.

In Part 3, Anti-Corruption Issue Management, a step-by-step process that leads to effective compliance is laid out for compliance, ethics, legal, investigative and risk professionals. A key underlying element of effective compliance is defined as the ability to not only resolve issues but also identify their direct causes and the relationship among issues.

Published in Whitepapers

The focus of this multi-part series centers on the ‘how to’ of bribery and corruption risk management, i.e. the business processes that can both build organizational integrity and help mitigate the risks presented by bribery and corruption, specifically the FCPA and UK Bribery Act. Each guide provides a graphic depiction of a key aspect of an effective anticorruption program, beginning with the first guide that addresses defining and managing the risk of corruption.

Published in Whitepapers

The focus of this multi-part series centers on the ‘how to’ of bribery and corruption risk management, i.e. the business processes that can both build organizational integrity and help mitigate the risks presented by bribery and corruption, specifically the FCPA and UK Bribery Act.  Each guide provides a graphic depiction of a key aspect of an effective anticorruption program, beginning with the first guide that addresses defining and managing the risk of corruption.

Published in Whitepapers

Read this whitepaper to gain insights into influencing behaviour in a positive, meaningful and measurable way:

  • Incorporating key elements of your overall risk management programme into training
  • Best practices for online anti-bribery anti-corruption training in the 21st century
  • Looking beyond online training for high-risk groups
  • Emphasizing application, gray areas, and feedback 
  • Satisfying regulators
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Read this whitepaper to gain insights into:

  • Facilitation payments - the legal background
  • Facilitation payments why they matter?
  • The impact & the practicalities of a zero tolerance policy
  • Practical steps which can be taken to implement a zero tolerance policy

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Read this whitepaper to gain insights into mitigating your bribery and corruption risks and staying in compliance:

  • Establishing and executing a measured, practical and achievable step-by-step plan
  • What to consider in risk evaluation, program gap analysis, program management and monitoring
  • Developing documentation and process to satisfy future regulatory scrutiny 
  • Aligning internal resources, processes and controls to achieve accountability and program success 

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Read this whitepaper to gain insights into:

  • gift giving and receiving – the cultural challenges
  • hospitality and entertainment - where do organizations draw the line?
  • how to determine what's excessive and what's reasonable
  • practical steps companies can take to ensure they don't fall foul of The UK Bribery Act with respect to gifts, hospitality and entertainment  

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Developing an Effective 3-5 Year Anti-Bribery Anti-Corruption Plan

One of the practical and immediate steps organizations can take to help meet the strict requirements of the UK Bribery Act is to develop a working plan that evidences a serious and good faith effort towards instituting a compliant anti-bribery program.

SAI Global has developed a planning tool to help evidence your existing program and to demonstrate your mid-term goals and timetable that build upon and enhance your program.  Our anti-corruption and anti-bribery Advisory Services team has developed an example to help work towards compliance and show good faith in the interim.

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Read this whitepaper to gain a better understanding of the draft 'Guidance' issued about the UK Bribery Act including:

  • definitions and analysis of the 6 general principles that form the framework of the Guidance
  • a review of the issues not covered by the Guidance
  • a discussion of grey areas including 'business expenditures' and 'associated persons'
  • tips on how organizations can best review their own activities, policies and procedures

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Read this whitepaper to gain a better understanding of how the UK Bribery Act differs from the well-known FCPA:

  • how the new codified framework will determine bribery prosecutions
  • how 'a close connection' to the UK is defined
  • the implications of facilitating payments 
  • why 'adequate procedures' will be a critical element of your program

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