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How Companies Can Use Enhanced Auditing Techniques to Address the Government’s Increasing Focus on Internal Controls

13 May 2015

The FCPA Report

Recent FCPA enforcement actions demonstrate that the government is asking more of the companies it regulates, especially when it comes to internal controls to prevent and detect corruption.  Fortunately, enhanced technologies are providing companies with new ways to create and maintain internal controls.  In a guest article, Michael J. Shepard, a partner at Hogan Lovells, explains how both pressure from the government and the ability to do more may push companies to go beyond the techniques traditionally associated with anti-corruption compliance programs and into a world previously inhabited almost exclusively by finance professionals – the world of internal controls.  See also “Mitigating Bribery Risks Using Financial Controls, Risk Assessments and Leveraging Internal Resources,” The FCPA Report, Vol. 3, No. 18 (Sep. 10, 2014).

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