DOJ’s new guidance – Q/A with Susan Divers

Recently, we held a live webinar with special guest Susan Divers from LRN to get her take on the expanded guidance released 30 April, 2019. We thought we’d pick her brain further on this guidance and on high-performing compliance programs.

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5 tips to create a high impact compliance program

What makes a high impact compliance program? Given the state of many corporate compliance programs, it’s a question we get a lot. Here at MCO, we look at more than just the checklist of activities or the features or even the hotline to report potential violations. Fundamentally, business has shifted from simple checklists to how behavior is being impacted.

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Corporations Stand to Benefit from an Adequate Procedures Defense

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has provided updated guidance for prosecutors evaluating corporate compliance programs’ adherence to Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). “Okay,” you might be saying to yourself. “I know that already, the DOJ’s new guidance is very helpful.” 

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DOJ Still Trying to Figure Out FCPA

When it comes to enforcing the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is still trying to figure it out. That’s according to Mike Koehler, professor of Law at Southern Illinois University, who is an FCPA expert.  

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Three Questions UK Corporates Should be Asking

There’s not much available from UK regulators on what they expect from an overarching corporate compliance program. Most guidance issued to date has focused on prescriptive compliance with specific regulations. But UK corporations can look to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for a solid program template. 

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