Interested in Due Diligence and Anti-Corruption Training?

I am pleased to invite you to the first training session, which will take place on November 17 in Paris. I will be delivering this training along with Domingos Paiva, for any information, please refer to the brochure below or, alternatively, get in touch with Domingos or with me.

Anti-Corruption, Here When You Should Start Worrying

In order to clarify some aspects  surrounding due diligence, I decided to write down some of the most dangerous situation one may encounter in his business life. The list below refers to third parties.  Introduced by a public official as it may represent an indirect bribe, Seems not to have sufficient staff and/or means to… Read More

Whistleblower Service Providers Duties Under the GDPR

In my previous article, How to Choose a Whistleblower Service Provider? I outlined how a serious and trustworthy business partner can actually enhance your organization commitment toward compliance (although outsourcing such service is far from being compulsory or necessary). As we all know, in May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force, and, given the… Read More

Addressing (Possible) Business Partners Past Misconducts

“Due Diligence results are not what we were hoping for. What should we do?” I have heard this question many many times as anti-corruption due diligence is getting extremely important these days. Answering  is not an easy task since there are countless cases and possibilities to take into account and must be assessed on case… Read More

Foreign Corruption and Asset Recovery

Corruption is major market distortion  One doesn’t pay bribes for the sake of paying; obviously something in return is expected, most of the times, affecting honest businesses unwilling to accept such malpractices. In my experience, organizations start paying – also – because of the unfair competition, on this regard you may read If Your Competitors Are… Read More