Topic: Culture investigations

UK accounting regulator criticises companies for “box-ticking”

26 November 2020

Novartis execs on compliance: “Why be afraid of the truth?”

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Novartis’s Shannon Thyme Klinger and Klaus Moosmayer talk to GIR about how the pharmaceutical company changed its approach to compliance in the midst of a series of government investigations.

05 October 2020

Behind Danske Bank’s recruitment drive to revamp its compliance

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Philippe Vollot, Danske Bank’s chief compliance officer, spoke to GIR about his “obsession” with bringing in a new wave of experts to overhaul the bank’s compliance culture in the wake of a huge money laundering scandal.

15 September 2020

Finma opens enforcement proceedings against Credit Suisse over spying scandal

Switzerland’s market regulator is looking to punish Swiss lender Credit Suisse for allegedly violating market supervision laws by hiring a private security firm to tail bank employees.

02 September 2020

Firm looks to behavioural science to pre-empt compliance violations

Ropes & Gray partner Amanda Raad said she helped launch the new offering in response to a “groundhog day” experience where she felt she was conducting compliance investigations at the same companies over and over again. The firm’s Insights Lab is designed to break this cycle.

12 August 2020

Compliance monitors make progress despite challenges

The maturity of a company’s compliance programme is one of the “biggest factors” in determining whether and how the pandemic has affected a monitorship, said one DOJ-appointed consultant.

27 May 2020

An interview with Airbus GC John Harrison

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In an exclusive interview with GIR, the Airbus GC provides a behind-the-scenes look at the process to agree the largest foreign bribery resolution to date, discusses his considerations around self-reporting, presents further detail on the individual hired to oversee the company’s consent agreement with the State Department, and more.

20 May 2020

Culture, compliance and crisis

Ropes & Gray partners Judith Seddon, Amanda Raad and Rosemarie Paul, and associate Tina Yu, explain why firms should remain focused on culture amid the coronavirus pandemic.

05 May 2020

GIR’s In-House Investigator Series: Jill Mason at Orthofix

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Medical device company Orthofix’s chief compliance officer Jill Mason has seen the company through a Justice Department DPA, an SEC enforcement action and related monitorship, and a five-year corporate integrity agreement with the Office of the Inspector General. With the final resolution of these matters squarely in the company’s past, she explains how Orthofix evolved and why having an independent consultant was a great experience for Orthofix.

09 April 2020

Olivier Catherine on Sapin II, AFA audits and the French paradox

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The Paris-based group general counsel at French electrical parts distributor Sonepar – the first company to have successfully completed an audit by France’s anti-corruption agency, AFA – speaks to GIR about his company’s approach to investigations and his thoughts on the local enforcement landscape.

09 December 2019

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