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Reputational risk is always on the minds of ethics and compliance professionals. But now more than ever, senior-level executives and boards of directors are also considering their organizations’ anti-bribery and corruption programs.

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  • The perceived strengths and weaknesses of anti-bribery and corruption programs
  • The focus of compliance experts going forward
  • Whether your business is keeping pace with common risk mitigation practices
 

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ABC Programs: Ongoing Challenges

  • Third parties remain a major area of concern.
  • Regulatory focus on individual accountability heightens personal liability concerns, drives more self-disclosure.
  • Risk segmentation is key.
  • ABC programs must continually evolve to maintain their effectiveness.

Ownership Structure Risks On The Rise

  • Low confidence in ability to address ownership risks despite increased focus and controls.
  • Regulatory and reputational risks driving greater focus on determining ownership.

ABC After Onboarding: Monitoring and Data Refresh

  • Regulators have made ongoing monitoring a baseline expectation.
  • Monitoring can mean different things to different organizations.
  • Data refresh is increasingly a factor in risk mitigation and defense.

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Regulatory expectations are not being consistently met.

New Resources Emerge as ABC and Enterprise Risks

  • Information security challenges and opportunities.
  • ABC programs getting greater investment, but shortfalls still exist.
  • Executive leadership support critical for an effective ABC program.

Kroll Experts

Steven J. Bock

Steven J. Bock

Global Head of Operations, Compliance


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John Arvanitis

John Arvanitis

Associate Managing Director, Compliance North America

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evin Braine

Kevin Braine

Managing Director, Head of EMEA Compliance

EMEA

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Paul Jackson

Paul Jackson

Managing Director and Asia-Pacific Leader, Cyber Security and Investigations

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David Liu

David Liu

Managing Director, Head of APAC Compliance

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Peter Turecek

Peter Turecek

Senior Managing Director, Investigations and Disputes, North America

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