Corporate Governance – Commonsense Principles 2.0

Corporate governance is the collection of systems and processes that an organization has in place to prevent or dissuade potentially self-interested persons from engaging in activities detrimental to the welfare of shareholders and stakeholders and helps to promote better overall decision making.

Compliance Thought Leaders You Should Be Following

Compiling a list of thought leaders in ethics and compliance is fun, but so challenging. There are simply too many thoughtful people in this field — which is itself enormous and wide-ranging — to call out everyone worth following. So below is a small slice of the thinkers in corporate ethics and compliance that I try to follow.

Speaking and Training on Fraud, Ethics, and More…

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Fraud Tip Friday: How Tight is Your Grip on Cash?

The treasurer of one of the largest oil companies in the United States recently learned the internal controls over the

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News Release: Baker Tilly Strengthens Growing Forensic Litigation Valuation Services Practice with Addition of Industry Leader Jonathan T. Marks

Contacts: Kendra Klossner Baker Tilly Media Relations kendra.klossner@bakertilly.compress@bakertilly.com (703) 923-8627 Marks brings over 30 years of forensic accounting, investigations, governance,

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FCPA Settlement – Petrobras Board Involved

The Department of Justice (DOJ) said in a release, “Executives at the highest levels of Petrobras — including members of its

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Perfect Place Syndrome and the 10-80-10 Rule to Ethics

Time and again I hear “there is no fraud here…we have great controls and an excellent culture…” If you are

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Putting the Freud in Fraud – Part Two

While we can’t get into the mind of the white collar criminal, we can take a closer look at high-profile individuals who have perpetrated massive fraud at corporations and instances of fraud identified in practice, as well as some research, to help is identify a pattern of similar behavioral elements common to white-collar crooks and cultural elements common to their environments.

FCPA – “A Better Life, a Better World” Well Maybe Not Yet for Panasonic Avionics

Panasonic Avionics, a subsidiary of Panasonic, based in Lake Forest, California, designs and distributes in-flight entertainment systems and global communications

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Compliance 101: Defining a Control

July 2018 Last week I was speaking at an ethics and compliance event in Houston, where one of the other

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