The Anti-Corruption Handbook: How to Protect Your Business in the Global Marketplace

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 2, 2010 - Business & Economics - 208 pages
The global marketplace can be risky business.

Get the knowledge and tools you need to get a competitive advantage in the global markets with The Anti-Corruption Handbook: How to Protect Your Business in the Global Marketplace.

Authoritative and timely, this essential guide equips you—whether you are an auditor, CFO, general counsel, internal auditor, compliance officer, or forensic accountant—to readily identify the signs of corruption and fraud in the global marketplace and successfully investigate it.

This practical guide presents a clear picture of the world of global business corruption, with discussion of:

  • The U.S. laws governing corruption

  • The pitfalls of emerging markets

  • The key to unmasking corrupt activity

  • Reducing risk through technology

  • Intellectual property theft

  • The current state of anti–money laundering in the global marketplace

  • How to investigate allegations of corruption

  • Costs of corruption for industries, economies, and countries

With detailed coverage of the evolution and accounting provisions of the Foreign Corruption Practices Act (FCPA), The Anti-Corruption Handbook: How to Protect Your Business in the Global Marketplace sheds light on the issues and threats that your business faces, the risks of doing business in the global marketplace, and the precautions your organization must take to deter such activity from occurring in the first place.


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About theContributors CHAPTER1
CHAPTER 3U S Efforts to CombatGlobal
Global Corporate Governance Forum The Role ofCivilSociety The EmergingMarkets CHAPTER 4 U S Laws Governing Corruption
CHAPTER 5The Evolutionof the Foreign Corrupt Practices
Internal Controls and Accounting Provisions of
Failed Controls Controls Assessment Conclusion
CHAPTER 9Corporate Governance The Key toUnmasking Corrupt
Document Retention
Information Security Audit
AntiMoney Laundering The USA PATRIOT
Special Investigations How to Investigate Allegations
CHAPTER 18 CaseforCollective ActionTheWorld Bank Initiative
Corruption Dilemma CHAPTER 19Leveling the Playing Field

CHAPTER 8TheHuman Factor Why Focus on Fraud and Corruption Risk?

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About the author (2010)

WILLIAM P. OLSEN, CFE, CGFM, CIA, is Principal in the Advisory Services practice and National Practice Leader of Investigations at Grant Thornton LLP, the fifth largest and fastest growing global accounting firm. He provides anti-corruption consulting services to clients around the world, performing numerous investigations involving money laundering, organized crime and corruption, due diligence, and computer forensics. He has also consulted numerous organizations on developing policies, controls, and procedures to assure compliance with government regulations.

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