THE ANTI-CORRUPTION HANDBOOK
Today's demanding marketplace expects CFOs, auditors, compliance officers, and forensic accountants to take responsibility for fraud detection. These expectations are buoyed by such legislation as the Foreign Corruption Practices Act (FCPA), which makes it a crime for any U.S. entity or individual to obtain or retain business by paying bribes to foreign government officials.
Written by William P. Olsen, the National Practice Leader of Investigations at Grant Thornton, The Anti-Corruption Handbook: How to Protect Your Business in the Global Marketplace provides guidelines addressing the challenges of maintaining business integrity in the global marketplace. Timely and thought provoking, this book reveals the risks of doing business around the world and the precautions organizations can take to deter such activity.
Authoritative, comprehensive, and insightful, The Anti-Corruption Handbook provides clear guidance on: Managing corruption risk in the global marketplace U.S. laws governing corruption Internal controls and accounting provisions of FCPA The human factor of corruption Corporate governance: the key to unmasking corrupt activity Navigating the perils of global business Anti-money laundering Procurement and construction fraud Information security Whistle blower programs
Doing business internationally does not need to increase your exposure to fraud and corruption. Filled with case studies, tables, charts, and practical examples, The Anti-Corruption Handbook: How to Protect Your Business in the Global Marketplace equips fraud-fighting professionalswhatever their role or responsibilitywith the knowledge and tools needed to obtain a competitive advantage in the global markets of the twenty-first century.