Tagged: third party due diligence

Effective Compliance and the Importance of Accounts Payable Function

As the compliance function has matured, Chief Compliance Officers have built important relationships with related functions that are critical to the compliance function. Over the last few years, we have seen the Justice Department and the SEC focus on company invoice to payment functions as a key area of concern when assessing the effectiveness of a compliance program. Last week, I had the honor of...

Due Diligence Basics – Beneficial Ownership

I hate to be the harbinger of bad news; that is against my nature; I am naturally an optimistic person. As I always say, there are solutions to every problem. Many companies have responded to third party risks and built effective risk management programs. It is perhaps one of the most significant changes in the compliance landscape – third parties create significant risks and companies...

Lessons Learned from Embraer $205 Million FCPA Settlement (Part II of II)

The Embraer FCPA settlement action contains a number of important lessons learned and compliance reminders. In several significant respects, the Embraer case confirms in several areas why proactive compliance programs are important to prevent and detect possible bribery schemes. Given the length of the Embraer investigation, we can only hope that many compliance programs have moved beyond the deficiencies highlighted in the case.   Nonetheless, there...

NAVEX Global Webinar: Benchmarking Your Third Party Risk Management Program in 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET Register HERE Join Randy Stephens, Vice President, Advisory Services, NAVEX Global, and me for this free webinar to discuss NAVEX Global’s  2016 Third Party Risk Management Benchmark Report. Register to hear information on: Common challenges other organizations face when addressing third party risk Which screening and monitoring methods are most powerful How to measure...