Author: Anna Kompanek

Emerging market businesses that lack formal compliance processes suffer twice: first from inefficiency and then from losing out on beneficial partnerships. While companies in emerging markets are becoming formal businesses in increasing numbers, there is still a sizable gap between getting a license and paying taxes (the minimum definition of “formal”) and following the internal… Read More

Stakes are high as the Group of Twenty (G20) prepares for its November 2020 Summit in Saudi Arabia. The COVID-19 pandemic has delivered a systemic shock to the social and economic fabric of countries around the world. Leaders in business and government are grappling with fluctuating health restrictions—including a new round of lockdowns in many… Read More

The global economy has opened up unprecedented opportunities for companies in emerging markets to join international value chains, build new business relationships, and reach new levels of growth. At the same time, corporations are very much aware of the compliance risks that local partners can pose if they are not transparent in their disclosures or… Read More