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(English) Évaluation de tiers : les trois principaux pièges à éviter

Les relations commerciales avec les tiers demeurent le risque de corruption le plus important pour les entreprises. Depuis l’entrée en vigueur de la Convention de l’OCDE sur la lutte contre la corruption en 1999, près de la moitié des sanctions résulte de faits de corruption via des agents commerciaux, des intermédiaires, des distributeurs ou des…

(English) Yara – a substantive approach to ESG

ESG is a challenge for many companies. Is the paper-thin approach to CSR enough? Are investors serious about demanding tangible evidence of a commitment to sustainability, integrity and good governance as well as strong financial performance? Fund managers are not investing in building ESG teams to tick boxes or review paper. The ESG teams are…

(English) Complying with the Criminal Finances Act: 5 key things you can’t forget

The Criminal Finances Act (the Act) introduced two new corporate criminal offences which came into force in September 2017. One is failing to prevent the facilitation of UK tax evasion by associated persons and the other is failing to prevent the facilitation of foreign tax evasion by associated persons. Since then, organisations can be held…

(English) Developing an ethical future for AI

« The best way to ensure an ethical future for AI is to invent it together » – Dario Amodei, research scientist, OpenAI Despite the widespread use of artificial intelligence (AI) across a range of industries and services no country has established, as yet, an ethical or legal framework to govern its use and development. Although a…

(English) GDPR is not over

The 25th of May is not the finish line that many envisioned: GDPR is not over.  Elizabeth Denham, head of the ICO, describes GDPR compliance as an ongoing journey that requires continuous effort. She says that businesses “will be expected to continue to identify and address emerging privacy and security risks in the weeks, months…