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2013-08-28 23:03:13

Construction fraud and overcharges increase the cost of construction for many owners. CEOs can address risks related to construction costs! Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Courtenay Thompson, a recognized authority on construction fraud and corruption training and presenter of our seminar, Construction Fraud: Detection, Prevention & Response (October 7-8 in Dallas), recommends seven questions CEOs can use to gain insight into construction costs. The CEO can play a role in...

2013-08-22 20:21:24

HOUSTON, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new e-book published by attorney, author and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) expert Tom Fox is pulling back the curtain on this summer's bribery accusations leveled by the Chinese government against pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline. In "GSK in China: A Game Changer in Compliance," Mr. Fox explores the many unusual elements of the case, in which company employees are accused of bribing Chinese doctors and other officials to...

2013-08-01 23:02:02

http://www.merrillbrink.com -- Partnering with a qualified language services provider (LSP) can help an international organization localize and translate compliance programs that will be disseminated to its workforce. New York, US (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 On July 1, 2010 the U.K. Bribery Act 2010 was enacted. This legislation holds companies liable for violations in the following areas:     Extending an offer or promise of a bribe and/or fulfilling the bribe...

2013-07-30 23:29:24

Construction fraud can present challenges for owners and contractors, sometimes contributing to higher costs and project failure. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Courtenay Thompson, a recognized authority on construction fraud and corruption training and presenter of our seminar Construction Fraud: Detection, Prevention & Response, October 7-8 in Dallas, recommends eight actions to take to reduce the impact of construction fraud on projects. 1.    Know the...

2013-07-19 16:21:19

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Covington & Burling released today a Chinese translation of A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("Resource Guide"). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130719/DC50147) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120423/CL92331LOGO) The original English version of the Resource Guide was issued in November 2012 by the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and...

2013-07-16 23:19:26

“A 360-Degree Spin Around Screening” addresses how institutions can minimise false positives and ensure full anti-bribery and anti-money laundering compliance. Skokie, IL (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 BankersAccuity, the global standard for payment efficiency and compliance solutions, today released a new white paper, “A 360-Degree Spin Around Screening,” outlining six steps to better anti-bribery and anti-money laundering (AML) screening for institutions. In an era of enhanced scrutiny,...

2013-07-16 12:26:44

Better Government Association's state-by-state analysis shows government integrity laws lack strength, transparency and accountability CHICAGO, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The majority of states are failing miserably when it comes to enacting laws that enable regular citizens to fight corruption by attending public meetings, reviewing government documents and raising questions without fear of retribution, according to a national study released today by the Better Government...

2013-07-02 08:23:51

$1.5 million grant from entrepreneur and philanthropist Graeme Wood will increase global reporting capacity and create investigative journalism fellowship program WASHINGTON, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), a project of the Center for Public Integrity, today announced the largest grant from an individual in its 15-year history. Sydney philanthropist and businessman Graeme Wood, founder of the online publication The...

2013-06-24 23:17:10

"Anti-Corruption Training That's Effective for Employees, Useful for You" Webinar, Wednesday, June 26, at 11:00 a.m. EDT Plainsboro, N.J. (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 SAI Global Compliance, a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance (GRC) products, services and technology, will host a free webinar on Wednesday, June 26 at 11 a.m. EDT, to discuss best practices for compliance training that can be applied to anti-corruption issues or other areas of training to benefit...

2013-06-17 08:29:00

Complimentary webinar features guest speaker Chris McClean and provides best practices for building a world-class anti-corruption program MENLO PARK, Calif., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: In November of 2012, the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, along with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, jointly released A Resource Guide to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The guide outlines 10 "Hallmarks of an...