compliance lessons of 2020

Compliance lessons of 2020

It’s fair to say 2020 has been littered with new challenges, changes to working practices, and economic pressures for businesses around the world. Business operations have had to adapt swiftly; no…

Corruption in the era of COVID-19

Corruption in the era of COVID-19

Earlier this year the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (“OECD’s”) Working Group on Bribery issued a warning to be vigilant against corruption in the era of COVID-19 as the…

British Gymnastics update: independent complaints process announced

British Gymnastics update: independent complaints process announced

British Gymnastics has announced there will be a specialist Independent Complaints Process (ICP) to handle the existing individual complains that were made to the British Athletes Commission (BAC)…

Cooperation remains key in unlocking a DPA

Cooperation remains key in unlocking a DPA

On 30 October 2020, court approval was given to a deferred prosecution agreement (“DPA”) between the UK Serious Fraud Office (the “SFO”) and Airline Services Ltd (“ASL”). The agreement…

New DPA guidance: confirming the direction of travel?

New DPA guidance: confirming the direction of travel?

On 23 October 2020, in an effort towards transparency, the Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) published the Chapter on Deferred Prosecution Agreements (“DPAs”) from its Operational Handbook which…

Navigating the compliance landscape

Navigating the new compliance landscape

On Thursday 19 November, Fulcrum hosted a webinar with the Spanish Chamber of Commerce (SCC), exploring the compliance challenges faced by businesses in light of both the COVID-19 pandemic and…

Key findings of Transparency International's Exporting Corruption Report

Key findings of Transparency International’s Exporting Corruption...

Originally published by LexisNexis, Fulcrum managing partner Quinton Newcomb, senior associate Ed Pearson and associates Emily Lewis and Rubi Palmieri discuss the key findings of Transparency…

Key takeaways from Fulcrum and Camarco's ESG roundtable

Key takeaways from Fulcrum and Camarco’s ESG roundtable

On Thursday 12 November 2020, Fulcrum and communications consultancy Camarco hosted a virtual ESG roundtable which examined the increased focus on environmental, social and governance considerations…

Auditors pull the plug on Boohoo’s recovery

On 12 November 2020, we hosted a roundtable event in conjunction with Camarco exploring how corporates and financial institutions are responding to the increased focus on ESG and sustainable…

Fulcrum Global Ethics Day 2020

Global Ethics Day 2020: a time for corporate reflection

With today marking Global Ethics Day, an opportunity is offered to organisations around the globe to reflect upon how they are responding to recent challenges, economic pressures, regulatory…

British Gymnastics update: independent complaints process announced

British Gymnastics: an investigation into physical and emotional abuse

An update on the investigation was published on 9 December 2020 and can be found here.

Following a decision by Anne Whyte QC to extend the call for evidence period by two weeks, a revised…

wigan athletic article wayne barnes fulcrum

The curious case of Wigan Athletic – the adequacy of the English...

On 1 July 2020 Wigan Athletic Football Club (Wigan) went into administration. It is a sorry fall from grace for a Club that was not long ago punching well above its weight in the Premier League and…

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