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International experts - 28 January 2012
Philippe Montigny
President of ETHIC Intelligence -

Can compliance officers be questioned during a judicial investigation into an act of corruption?

Several compliance officers have indeed been questioned by authorities during judicial investigations and have even been subjected to personal investigations. Authorities naturally try to determine what exactly the compliance officer was aware of in any given corruption allegation.
Whether at headquarter or subsidiary level, compliance officers commonly wonder what their judicial responsibilities would be in the event of an investigation into an alleged act of corruption.

International experts - 27 January 2012
François Vincke
President of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Anti-Corruption Commission and member of the ETHIC Intelligence Certification Committee -

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) issued another document on corporate compliance, the ICC Rules on Combating Corruption 2011. Are companies not already finding it difficult to cope with so much guidance?

I understand very well that operational people in the companies are saying: “Please, do not issue new guidance. We are already not able to deal with the existing ones.”

International experts - 26 January 2012
Charlie Monteith
Architect of the UK Bribery Act and current member of the ETHIC Intelligence certification committee. -

What was your role in drafting the UK Bribery Act and Guidance?

The UK Law Commission (LC) was tasked with drafting a suitable Bribery Act. I was part of the LC Advisory Panel. Originally, it was to be for a new Corruption Act but that was the first thing we ditched because bribery is easier to define than corruption.

International experts - 23 January 2012
Dominique Lamoureux
VP Ethics and Corporate Responsibility at Thales -

Major companies in the defense and aerospace industry have adopted the « Global Principles of Business Ethics”. What are they and how do they contribute to the field?

The Global Principles of Business Ethics is an initiative launched by both the Aerospace Industries Association of America (AIA) and the Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD).

International experts - 10 January 2012
Sidney Vianna
Director of Aviation Space & Defense Services for DNV Business Services North America -

How are corruption issues seen in Brazil today?

For the last few years, the Brazilian society has been voicing their collective dissatisfaction with continual cases of endemic corruption, especially the ones emanating from the political bodies. After finally ascending to power in the early 2000’s, the Labor Party was expected to bring a higher level of ethics to the way government (at all levels; federal, state, municipal, etc.) conducts itself.

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