Azish Filabi, CEO of Ethical Systems, recently wrote an article for Law 360 in which she made the business case for corporations to operate in an ethical manner. She specifically pointed to research that demonstrates that ethical companies profit in the long run through lower legal and enforcement costs.
In her article, Ms. Filabi also recognized RK&O partner Audrey Ingram's recent webinars addressing anti-corruption risk in corporate transactions. Ms. Ingram had stressed the importance of transactional due diligence, which considers factors such as the industry and location of the target when evaluating potential risks for bribery and corruption.
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