Will the UK Bribery Act Be Enough to Curb Corruption after Brexit?
Posted on 06-30-2016 by Ulyana Androsova

Most agree that the UK Bribery Act (UKBA) is one of the strictest pieces of anti-bribery legislation in the world. The UKBA applies to both UK companies operating abroad and for overseas companies with a presence in the UK. Get our complimentary white... Read More

Journalism Series: USA Today Journalists Fact Check Donald Trump's Litigation History
Posted on 06-28-2016 by Janelle Coates

Guest Written by: Ashley Mitchell Unless you’re living under a rock, you know that Presidential-hopeful Donald Trump boasts a litigious past and present. He once sued—unsuccessfully—Julius and Edmond Trump to prevent them from using... Read More

How Will Brexit Impact the UK’s Approach to Tackling Financial Crime?
Posted on 06-24-2016 by Ulyana Androsova

The UK is to leave the European Union, after 51.9% of voters backed a Brexit in yesterday’s vote (23 June). Prime Minister David Cameron has already announced that he will hand over leadership by October. Leaders in every sector are now being forced... Read More

How Did Father's Day Fare Against Mother's Day Media Coverage?
Posted on 06-23-2016 by Megan Burnside

Which is the more popular holiday: Mother’s Day or Father’s Day? The answer that we uncovered may surprise you. According to media monitoring and news analysis using LexisNexis Newsdesk™, approximately 328,000 stories were filed about... Read More

How Empowered Women Are Taking the Fundraising Lead
Posted on 06-21-2016 by Kari Abitbol

Two years ago, Emma Watson—or Hermione Granger for Harry Potter fans—took the stage as the United Nations’ Women Goodwill Ambassador to speak about gender equality and the UN’s “HeforShe” campaign . While the pace of... Read More

Why Journalists Need Reliable Tools for Public Records and News Research
Posted on 06-21-2016 by Janelle Coates

Like our own universe, the universe of content—books, magazines and newspapers—is expanding. More than 300,000 books are published in the U.S. annually. And on any given day, major U.S. newspapers like The Washington Post , The New York Times... Read More

Piecing together Media Insights from Orlando Coverage
Posted on 06-17-2016 by Megan Burnside

Last Sunday, Omar Mateen entered Pulse nightclub just after 2 A.M. Minutes later Pulse posted an ominous status on Facebook: “Everyone get out of pulse and keep running.” Three hours later, before the sun even rose, media outlets across the... Read More

Turning Anti-bribery and Corruption Compliance into a Win
Posted on 06-15-2016 by Mark Dunn

Experience tells us that the news stories that earn the biggest headlines and top-of-the-hour broadcast coverage generally focus on the negative when it comes to anti-bribery and corruption compliance. The off-shore law firm that helps clients shield... Read More

Miranda Rights at 50: What News Analysis Tells Us
Posted on 06-10-2016 by Megan Burnside

It wasn’t long after the Supreme Court ruling on Miranda v. Arizona that Dragnet’s Sargent Joe Friday began apprising suspects of their rights in nearly every episode. In 2000, the words of the Miranda warning appeared on screens small and... Read More

Data Visualization Provides Insight into Last Days of Presidential Primaries
Posted on 06-09-2016 by Megan Burnside

As you may have noticed from past blog posts , we—like many others—have been closely following this year’s presidential campaign in the news, on blogs and across social media. We’ve analyzed media coverage of candidates, identified... Read More

The Link Between Modern-Day Vices and Child Labor
Posted on 06-09-2016 by Janelle Coates

Since Congress passed the Tariff Act of 1930, U.S. Customs and Border Protection had used its authority to impound and block shipments of goods generated by forced labor only 39 times. That could change soon. This year, President Obama signed a bill that... Read More

World Day Against Child Labor Highlights the Need for Due Diligence
Posted on 06-09-2016 by Ulyana Androsova

Today more than 168 million children aged 5-17 in work—most in horrible conditions— around the world. This Sunday, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) will be raising awareness of child labor hidden in supply chains during World Day... Read More

Beneficial Ownership: Lessons from the Recent Mossack Fonseca Leak
Posted on 06-08-2016 by Mark Dunn

The leak of 11.5 million documents from Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca has focused unprecedented attention on the use of tax havens and trails of secret companies to conceal the beneficiaries of undeclared and illegally obtained money. It emphasizes... Read More

Why You Should Visit the Rule of Law Impact Tracker
Posted on 06-07-2016 by Kari Abitbol

Just last month, The Huffington Post featured an article written by Mike Walsh , Chief Executive Officer of LexisNexis Legal & Professional. The topic? The rule of law — a critical factor supporting economic and societal health. He wrote, “War... Read More

Turning Trends Into Stories with Media Monitoring
Posted on 06-06-2016 by Megan Burnside

Our ever-evolving world has little room for constants. Don’t believe me? Just ask those bell-bottomed jeans buried in your closet. Are you shaking your head “no” while planking on a park bench? I bet your Gameboy begs to differ. Nowadays... Read More