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Country corruption profile Corruption Risk Profile: India

PSA’s Corruption Risk Profiles aggregate the best available data on corruption, rule of law, and FCPA enforcement. This is combined PSA’s with on-the-ground insights into information accessibility in key markets to provide a snapshot of local corruption risks and uncertainties impacting risk assessments.

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Podcast FCPA Compliance and Enforcement: Expert Insights from Charles Duross

In this episode of the Better Intelligence Podcast, PSA’s Michael Olver speaks with Charles Duross, who spent seven years at the DOJ’s FCPA unit before entering private practice to counsel clients on FCPA matters. Charles, whom the Washington Post has dubbed “Mr. FCPA,” provides Michael and guest co-host Katayune Ehsani...

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Podcast Compliance in a Complex Environment

The Better Intelligence Podcast welcomes Katayune Ehsani for a discussion about day-to-day challenges in corporate investigations and compliance. Katayune shares insights earned from her experiences with corporate investigations as an attorney and investigator working on fraud, corruption, and conflict of interest cases in Middle East, Russia/CIS, Turkey, and Africa.

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Podcast ESG, Risk, and Due Diligence

Originally a tool for investors, ESG is increasingly used by other corporate stakeholders to evaluate risks associated with sustainability, human rights, and governance among business partners. In this episode, Sarah Carpenter of Assent Compliance talks with PSA’s Michael Olver about how ESG can be leveraged by risk management programs to achieve a...

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Analysis FCPA Risk Overview: Latin America

Latin American countries have presented significant FCPA risks in recent years. Of the 82 FCPA cases settled in the last five years, 31 have involved the top five Latin American economies: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Mexico.  PSA’s new regional FCPA Risk Overview provides a data-driven survey of corruption risks and FCPA enforcement...

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Brief FCPA Risk in the Healthcare Sector

Healthcare is among the most penalized sectors when it comes to FCPA enforcement. Pharmaceutical, medical supply, and medical technology companies face extensive exposure to government officials due to high volumes of sales to government end-users and a heightened need for regulatory approvals. In addition to these typical FCPA risk factors,...

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Analysis Due Diligence on Agricultural Suppliers

Mitigating third-party, ESG, and supply chain risks

Agricultural suppliers can be considered high risks for environmental, human rights, and labor issues. They often operate in low-information environments, where facts on the ground are challenging to confirm. This combination of high-risks and high-uncertainty means companies relying on or investing in agricultural...

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