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



The global marketplace can be risky business. Get the knowledge and tools you need to gain 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 specific 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.


Product Details

ISBN 978-0-470-48450-0
Hardcover, 192 PAGES

Table of Contents:

  • Chapter 1: Managing Corruption Risk
  • Chapter 2: What Is Anti-Corruption?
  • Chapter 3: U.S. Efforts to Combat Global Corruption
  • Chapter 4: U.S. Laws Governing Corruption
  • Chapter 5: The Evolution of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Chapter 6: Internal Controls and Accounting Provisions of FCPA
  • Chapter 7: Do Not Crimp: The Need for Oversight of Foreign Operations
  • Chapter 8: The Human Factor
  • Chapter 9: Corporate Governance: The Key to Unmasking Corrupt Activity
  • Chapter 10: Whistle-Blower Programs
  • Chapter 11: Document Retention
  • Chapter 12: Information Security: Intellectual Property Theft Is Often the Result of Government Corruption
  • Chapter 13: Anti-Money Laundering: The USA PATRIOT Act
  • Chapter 14: Procurement Fraud: Detecting and Preventing Procurement and Related Fraud
  • Chapter 15: Construction Fraud: Monitoring, Mitigating and Investigating Construction Fraud
  • Chapter 16: Special Investigations: How to Investigate Allegations of Corruption
  • Chapter 17: Navigating the Perils of the Global Marketplace
  • Chapter 18: Case for Collective Action: The World Bank Initiative
  • Chapter 19: Leveling the Playing Field