Corporate fraud & corruption
February 2016 | SPECIAL REPORT: CORPORATE FRAUD & CORRUPTION
Financier Worldwide Magazine
Corporate fraud and corruption – be it a company suffering economic loss or facing civil, regulatory or criminal liability due to the actions of its officers and employees – remains prevalent and is a major challenge for organisations and their boards, especially in highly regulated industries such as financial services and life sciences. With companies under constant pressure to deliver growth and profit in an increasingly competitive business environment, the need to implement strong compliance programs and ethical controls which recognise and address the risks of fraud and corruption is of paramount importance – in safeguarding the future of the organisation as well as the integrity of its employees.
FW moderates a discussion on fraud and corruption investigations in multilateral development banks between Whitney Debevoise at Arnold & Porter LLP, Clare Wee at the Asian Development Bank, David Lorello at Covington & Burling LLP, and Mamta Kaushal at the World Bank Group.
EY There are many risks in today’s global and competitive M&A environment. The risk of bribery and corruption continues to increase along with more aggressive United States and international enforcement. The prohibition of bribery of...
McMillan Let us start with what we know. Statistics tell us that frauds are far more likely to be discovered by anonymous tips, and by accident, than by internal or external audit. They also tell us that most corporate frauds go on for one or two years...
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners It’s an unfortunate truth that fraud has been around for as long as there were people to steal from. Every day, huge technological advances are being made in order to better protect consumers from fraudsters, however while...
Watson Farley & Williams LLP Tracing the origins of cyber crime, including hacking and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks where legitimate sites are bombarded by access requests, can be difficult if not impossible. Often the trail ends at a server farm in a difficult...
Ropes & Gray LLP In September 2015, the Department of Justice issued a policy statement that places individual accountability at the centre of its efforts to combat corporate misconduct. The Memorandum of Individual Accountability for Corporate...
Bennett Jones LLP Canada has a fairly-earned reputation for being a fraudster’s playground. Although supporting sophisticated markets that are highly integrated with major global economies, Canada has been home to arguably inadequate and underutilised...
CCG Legal Last year was unusually busy for the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and its director, David Green CB QC, says the SFO has “got its mojo back”. In the last few weeks of 2015 alone, the SFO secured its first ever deferred prosecution agreement...
De Pedraza Abogados The Fifth Section of the European Court of Human Rights has stated in its judgment of 24 July 2008, the case of André and another vs. France that “searches and seizures at the premises of a lawyer undoubtedly breach professional secrecy, which is...
FW moderates a discussion on managing pre- and post-deal fraud investigations between Michael Savicki at American Express Global Business Travel, Gregory E. Wolski at Ernst & Young LLP, and Brian E. Dickerson at FisherBroyles LLP...
American Express Global Business Travel
Arnold & Porter LLP
Asian Development Bank
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Bennett Jones LLP
Covington & Burling LLP
De Pedraza Abogados
Ernst & Young LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP
Watson Farley & Williams LLP
World Bank Group