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[Complimentary Interview] Top tips for women working in compliance

We recently conducted an interview with Carol Fuchs, Former Executive Counsel at General Electric, where she shared with us her challenges and advice she would give to women working in compliance. View a copy of the interview here:

Compliance Officers Struggling with Expanded Responsibilities and Liabilities

The recent Munich Court Judgment against Neubürger (April 2014) has shown how the failure to address regulatory risks and comply with relevant laws exposes senior management to prosecution. As a result, legal counsel and compliance officers whose responsibility it is to report to, adequately inform and protect the board are increasingly challenged to answer to…

The Corruption risks Scandinavian businesses face when doing business in overseas markets

Recent enforcement activities by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and FCPA are signaling a new era of relentless investigation and prosecution of corrupt practices. The cases involve investigations for individuals and companies such as GlaxoSmithKline, Alstom UK, Airbus Group NV, Sweett Group and others. In this article we review the recent bribery and corruption…

Impact of changes to Valuation under the Union Customs Code on Customs Duties: Removal of the First Sale Rule under the Current Implementation Legislation

Impact of changes to Valuation under the Union Customs Code on Customs Duties: Removal of the First Sale Rule under the Current Implementation Legislation Since the Union Customs Code (UCC) was adopted on 9th October, 2013, replacing the long awaited but never realised Modernised Customs Code, there has been speculation on how this new Regulation…

Amendments to the Export Control Order 2008

The amendments to the Export Control Order 2008 below were published on the National Archives Website (source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2014/1069/article/2/made): 2.  (1)  The Export Control Order 2008(1) is amended as follows. (2) For Schedule 2 to the Export Control Order 2008 (Military goods, software and technology) substitute the replacement Schedule 2 set out in the Schedule to this Order. (3) In paragraph PL8001…

Anti-Corruption West Africa – Request your brochure

Simply emails us at socialmedia@c5-online.com to receive your free brochure.     Meet them this June, in Ghana – Keynote and Government Speakers: • Olaoulo Adegbite, Director of Operations, EFCC (Nigeria) • Charles Ayamdoo, Director, Anti-Corruption section of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (Ghana) • Abbia Udofia, Deputy Director of Operations, ICPC (Nigeria) Shannon Bullock, Programme Officer, Corruption and Economic Crime Branch, United Nations…

Export Controls – FY 2013 – Infographics

Export Controls, Fiscal Year 2013. Statistics from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security. This infographic is based on the Annual Report to the Congress for Fiscal Year 2013.…

Export Compliance

US Export Controls have just undergone significant reform and with new challenges posed in 2014 by developments at the EU and Wassenaar Arrangement, this is an essential time to ensure you have all the tools you need to strengthen your export compliance approach.
 
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Export Compliance Programme

Download those 100% free presentations now to help you build a robust Export Compliance Programme     ‘Reinforcing and Enhancing your Export Compliance Programme’ Presented by: Beth Ann Johnson – Northrop Grumman  Nick Boland – Amber Road     ‘Complying With EU Sanctions’ Presented by: Clare French, Export Control Manager Hitachi Europe Ltd

Anti-Corruption – Industry News

Turkey learns how to fight against corruption from Singapore, By SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ, Posted on Hurriyet Daily News The number one item on Turkey’s agenda since Dec. 17 are the massive corruption and graft allegations against senior government members, including Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his family. Four ministers had to resign after prosecutors argued that they had…