SHARPEN YOUR COMPETITIVENSS
Bribery in international business, both on the part of companies bribing government officials, and officials demanding bribes to grant firms licenses, permits, or business deals, undermines free and fair competition and perpetuates a culture of corruption, and may result in reputational harm and civil and criminal liability to companies.
Developing a comprehensive “anticorruption” and corporate compliance programs as part of your company’s standard business practice may help limit your company’s risk and help avoid potential financial costs and market value. An anti-bribery compliance program and sound anti-corruption strategies can also help to protect your company’s reputation, minimize its liability, and maintain its long-term viability
FIGHTING CORRUPTION IS GOOD BUSINESS: HELPS FOSTER TRUST, INTEGRITY, AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN MARKETS AND GOVERNMENTS ALIKE
Corruption is theft from a nation. It robs citizens of their potential and aspirations for a brighter future: a better education, better healthcare, and better access to housing, food and water, and other subsistence needs.
It destabilizes rule of law and market-based institutions that underpin democracy. It also fuels transnational crimes and threatens our collective security.
Dishonest, corrupt, and unethical behavior among public officials undermines the trust and confidence of communities that their governments can do "good" and advance the public interest.
“AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION IS WORTH A POUND OF CURE"
Preventive advisory services, global anti-corruption strategies, corporate compliance program development, designing risk-mitigation solutions, and promoting good governance practices.
Illicit trade operates in the shadow of the global economy, with increasingly sophisticated traffickers dealing in everything from narcotics, people, arms, and wildlife to counterfeit and pirated goods including: electronics, sport and luxury apparel, medicines, perfumes, computers and software, watches, illicit tobacco and alcohol products, music, movies, and internet entertainment property rights, and much more.
Illicit trade and illicit markets are a growing security concern globally, and their convergence presents great harms and "wicked" threats to communities and societies as a whole: threatening the health and safety of our people with deadly narcotics or consumers with substandard products and counterfeits such as fake medicines, food, alcohol and defective automotive and aircraft parts; bringing endangered wildlife closer to the brink of extinction; endangering our rainforests and planet through illegal logging, illicit fishing, and other environmental crimes; exploiting our most vulnerable and desperate into forced labor or trafficking humans across borders into slavery; and enabling lucrative illicit empires that finance acts of criminality and terrorism and create greater instability and violence around the world.
Design of counter illicit trade and convergence strategies and cross-border enforcement courses of action.
Anticipate, navigate through, and manage today's global threat environment.
The impact of transnational security threats is truly global and their real threat centers in some cases on their convergence. In particular, the trans-regional illicit trafficking of counterfeits, natural resources, humans, and other illicit trade goods and services, is fueling greater insecurity and instability across markets and impairing global supply chains and ability to conduct business internationally.
Corruption, organized crime, and in some cases, terrorism, further complicate the global trading system, international finance, and commerce.
Planning and preparing for today's security, market shocks, and risk and threat landscapes entails strategic business planning through market intelligence analytics, anticipatory approaches and preventive guidance, risk-management, threat mitigation solutions, and convergence strategies.