New PwC series captures current state of fraud & corruption in a constantly changing threat landscape

Introducing The Front Line of Fraud & Corruption, PwC’s continuing video series on the current state of fraud and corruption. Unlike any other business resource, PwC’s The Front Line gives business leaders an exclusive look into the immediate and constantly changing business threat landscape. From whistle blowing, to shifting emerging market dynamics, to cutting edge prevention techniques, and other key topics, PwC’s investigative leaders help you and your organization stay tuned-in to the latest fraud and corruption trends, strategies and behaviors.

The Front Line of Fraud & Corruption features

Strategic Compliance - the competitive differentiator for government contractors
The Front Line host and PwC Partner, Kristin Rivera is joined by James Thomas, PwC Partner and Suzanne Roske, PwC Director to discuss the changes in the Government Contracting landscape.

Books & records: Old provision, new life
The Front Line host and PwC partner, Kristin Rivera, sits down with Matthew Miner of DC-based Morgan, Lewis & Bockius and PwC Forensic Services Director, Sulaksh Shah, to discuss how evolving regulatory expectations have breathed new life into an old provision - the Books & Records Act of the FCPA.

Knowing what's expected of third parties
The Front Line host and PwC partner, Kristin Rivera, is joined by Matthew Miner of DC-based Morgan, Lewis & Bockius and PwC Forensic Services Director, Sulaksh Shah, to discuss the use of a risk-based approach to conduct due diligence on third parties working in the highest risk areas of an organization. They also share insights on how companies can stay current on the latest industry trends and regulatory guidance.

Managing export controls risks and compliance programs
The Front Line host and PwC partner, Kristin Rivera, speaks to Ben Flowe, Partner at Berliner, Corcoran & Rowe, and Jeannette Chu, leader of PwC’s Export Control Services practice, about developing an export controls program that manages risks in a highly regulated environment, and ensuring compliance throughout the product life cycle to avoid costly mistakes.

Economic Sanctions and Embargoes: More Lore than Law?
In a highly policy-driven environment, business leaders should know the national security considerations behind government sanctions today. The Front Line host and PwC partner, Kristin Rivera, is joined by Jeannette Chu, leader of PwC’s Export Control Services practice, and Serena Moe, International Trade Attorney at Wiley Rein in D.C. This video brings to light issues involving today’s highly complex regulatory environment, how they can navigate it, and how to engage effectively with the government to remain in compliance.

Economic Sanctions and Embargoes: Understanding the nuances
The Front Line host and PwC partner, Kristin Rivera, talks to Jeannette Chu, leader of PwC’s Export Control Services practice, and Serena Moe, International Trade Attorney at Wiley Rein in D.C. about how today’s fast-changing and complex regulations around economic sanctions and embargoes can impact your business and how to respond when sanctions regulations change in response to foreign policy considerations.

Doing business in Russia: What business leaders need to know?
The Front Line host and PwC partner, Kristin Rivera, sits with Edwin Harland, PwC Russia's Forensic Services leader, to compare notes on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and what business leaders need to know when doing business in Russia.

Doing business in Russia: How to be a ‘white company’ despite corruption risk
The Front Line host and PwC partner, Kristin Rivera, is joined by Edwin Harland, PwC Russia's Forensic Services leader, for an in-depth discussion on how companies who have expanded abroad are able to grow in markets with higher perceived corruption risk while still maintaining their integrity intact in an increasingly global environment.

Confronting transnational corruption: Is your compliance capability up to the task?
The Front Line host and PwC partner, Kristin Rivera, joined by PwC Forensic Services principal, Glenn Ware, and Adrian Mebane, Director of Ethics and Compliance Group at Weatherford, for an in-depth discussion on how compliance leaders can leverage the recent FCPA guidance to make a strong case for funding and implementing compliance programs in today’s increasingly connected global economy.

M&A in Emerging Markets
The Front Line host and PwC Partner, Kristin Rivera, talks to John Potter, PwC's Deals Marketing and Strategy Leader, about why understanding what you don't know is critical to success when considering and M&A far from home. View the discussion to find out how to ask the right questions to ward off risk.

  Dilligence and Third Parties
The Front Line host and PwC Partner, Kristin Rivera speaks to Manny Alas, Co-leader of PwC’s Anti-Corruption Practice and Jon Fetterolf, Partner at Williams & Connolly LLP, about the importance of holding third parties to the right standards. We pose the question, why would you let a third party get away with actions that clearly would be unacceptable coming from an employee?

  The Human Factor of Deals
The Front Line host and PwC Partner, Kristin Rivera, sits down with Transaction Services Managing Director, Manuel Iraola about how to do deals in Latin America without doing your strategy in. He explains why deals fail to consummate and lends insight into overcoming conflicting expectations to seal a deal and realize anticipated rewards.

  When the Whistle Blows
The Front Line host and PwC Partner, Kristin Rivera, talks to Susan Muck, one of the nations’ top securities litigation lawyers, about the right (and wrong) way to work with the SEC in the event of a whistle blowing investigation, and key procedures for enlisting outside council.

  The new paradigm of Dodd-Frank
The Front Line host and PwC Partner, Kristin Rivera speaks to Robb Adkins, a nationally recognized trial attorney with deep experience in complex white-collar investigations and former head of the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force at the Department of Justice, about how companies can effectively police themselves and prepare for whistle blowing investigations, now that employees have a direct line to the SEC.