Testing how clean your books really are

December 2012
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Testing how clean your books really are

At a glance

Today’s business environment prominently features a near zero-tolerance stand when it comes to bribery and corruption. Plenty of companies have already initiated compliance programs and policies. But far too few are taking equally appropriate steps to confirm their effectiveness and adherence. If you are not actively monitoring and testing, you may not be prepared to compete in today’s increasingly interconnected world.

The case for active monitoring

Today’s business environment prominently features a near zero-tolerance stand when it comes to bribery and corruption. Plenty of companies have already initiated compliance programs and policies. But far too few are taking equally appropriate steps to confirm their effectiveness and adherence. If you are not actively monitoring and testing, you may not be prepared to compete in today’s increasingly interconnected world.