Essay by Michael van Woerden (DeComplianceMonitor), published in TvCo 2022 – 2 (April 2022). Good compliance is good for business. A culture of integrity, embedded in the corporate strategy and supported by a code of conduct as ‘living document’ is crucial to protect trust by customers, governments, and other key stakeholders of the organization. Many […]
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During the ICC Week of Integrity (1-9 December 2021), the fourth edition of the ICC’s Integrity Book was published: ‘Integrity & Trust – Pillars of Prosperity‘. A valuable source of inspiration for business management, policy makers, and other professionals that are involved in keeping the business clean and future proof. Michael van Woerden (DeComplianceMonitor) is […]
The Dutch Minister of Justice and Security has announced plans to amend the Dutch Code of Criminal Procedure in response to questions raised by parliament about substantial or extraordinary “transactions”. Transactions are payments agreed between the public prosecutor and a suspect in lieu of criminal prosecution. The plans amend the existing rules on substantial transactions […]
US government enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in 2018 remained robust, and the trend of increasing multi-jurisdictional cooperation and enforcement continued throughout the year. In the United States, the 33 combined individual and corporate FCPA enforcement actions concluded by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in […]
Transparency International’s 2018 Progress Report is an independent assessment of the enforcement of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Anti-Bribery Convention, which requires parties to criminalise bribery of foreign public officials and introduce related measures. This twelfth such report also assesses enforcement in China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic […]
A French Court Authorizes the First-Ever “French DPA”
When applying ISO management systems for compliance (ISO 9001), anti-bribery (ISO 37001) and/or similar ‘in control’ tooling with regard to integrity management and business conduct, so called ‘Model Risk’ comes into play. Oversimplification, inappropriate model choice, errors in a model or misuse of a model may lead to the wrong picture, providing comfort in false security only.