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Photo Credit: August 28, the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) – a statewide reformer and regulator of the financial sector- filed a consent order against Habib Bank Limited (HBL), the largest bank in Pakistan, for “serious [and] persistent” failures in anti-money laundering (AML) compliance procedures at the New York branch. HBL was facing… Read More

Photo Credit: Inside Reg Private sector anti-corruption compliance is predominantly associated with corporate corruption prosecutions, sanctioning, and debarment, with some positive examples of voluntary integrity building, as in the case of Thailand. Companies, regardless of jurisdiction, are focused on compliance and the required due diligence under the United States (U.S.) Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)… Read More

Photo Credit: Lattitude Canada, Wikimedia Commons This post is based on a blog originally published on Corporate Compliance & Ethics Africa It is a basic economic principle that a market exists because there is the concurrence of demand and supply or someone willing to buy and someone willing to sell goods or services. Similarly as… Read More

Photo Credit: Richard Masoner via Flickr Third parties lie at the heart of corporate compliance risks as 90% of FCPA cases involve external intermediaries. A third party is any person or entity that is not a direct hire or main party to a transaction – typically a contractor or an out-sourced service provider. Examples of… Read More

Photo Credit: Flickr November 6-12, 2016 is Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week. Now in its 12th year, Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week continues to shine a spotlight on the importance of ethics and compliance in every workplace. One year ago, Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates issued a memorandum entitled “Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing,”… Read More

Photo Credit: Wikimedia In a recently released 2016 FM Global Resilience Index, which ranks the resilience of 130 countries to supply chain disruption, Pakistan ranked 117. Why is resilience important in business, especially in developing countries like Pakistan? Resilience is the ability to withstand disruption and rebound quickly when necessary. It is especially vital for… Read More

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