Ignorance is not Bliss with Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance

Cathy Connally Blog, Corporate Governance, Emerging Markets, Financial Compliance 0 Comments

Discussion of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act & Ignorance from Sam Carr, Managing Partner of Carrtegra, LLC. “Thanks Sam for sharing this presentation and the blog entry.” You make some great points and I totally agree that we get what we tolerate in business. Standards for honesty should not be flexible. I found the feedback from the attorneys very interesting. I wonder if …

TSX-Listed Companies – “Hot Topics” for Boards & Management

Charley Best Blog, Corporate Governance, Emerging Markets, Financial Compliance 0 Comments

All TSX-listed entities are being evaluated for effective corporate strategy, good governance, strong risk management and solid financial results. It is a daunting challenge to meet/exceed shareholders expectations while ensuring adequate safeguards, best business practices and regulatory compliance. Boards and Senior Officers of companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) are under the “market microscope”. Starting 16 June 2015 the …

If you participate in emerging markets, read this book: “ The Looting Machine: Warlords, Oligarchs, Corporations, Smugglers, and the Theft of Africa’s Wealth” March 24, 2015 by Tom Burgis

Cathy Connally Blog, Emerging Markets 0 Comments

I read this book on my Kindle. I could not put it down. Having spent time in many African countries doing business, this book really hit the mark about what really goes on in emerging markets in general. This man does not sit in an office in London drawing conclusions. He travelled to some really remote places in Africa – …