Tag: development

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

Watch for Mosquitos

Photo Credit; Flickr This blog was originally published on the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics’ (SCCE) “Compliance & Ethics Blog”. I was fortunate last week. While exhibiting at Transparency International’s International Anti-Corruption Conference in Panama City, Stephanie Gallagher and I were able to visit the Panama Canal. May Jane Coulson, the Canal’s ethics officer,… Read More

American University’s Washington School of Law is known for innovation. It was founded by two women in the late 19th century, a time when conventional views held that women lacked the temperament to practice law. Since then, the school has been a pioneer on gender issues, as well as launching programs on human rights and… Read More

Corruption imposes significant economic and social costs on development across all sectors, undercutting both democratic governance and economic prosperity. To solve this immense global problem, the development community and the private sector will need to work together to target the sources of corruption To this end, USAID’s Governance and Rule of Law Program released a… Read More