3 Christmas presents that could be tainted by modern slavery
Posted on 12-20-2016 by susan.lawson-dawson@lexisnexis.com

Consumers’ purchasing behavior is increasingly influenced by businesses’ ethical behavior. Since this season of celebration and festivities and goes hand in hand with consumption, it is a good moment to look into some of the products that... Read More

5 Key Millennial Trends During Election Years
Posted on 12-16-2016 by Janelle Coates

As Millennials grow to become the largest living generation, the donor focus of nonprofit organizations will begin to shift away from the reigning population champs, the Baby Boomers. Nonprofits must begin to perceive the significance of the needs and... Read More

Fantastic PR exposure (And where to find It)
Posted on 12-15-2016 by Megan Burnside

When you're working on PR pitches to the media between major events or product launches, you may wish you had a magic spell up your sleeve. Your job is essentially to conjure something valuable - favorable coverage - out of thin air. It's time... Read More

Reviewing compliance trends in 2016
Posted on 12-15-2016 by Ulyana Androsova

With 2016 drawing to a close, we review the main developments in financial crime over the last year. Beneficial ownership making headlines Beneficial ownership was arguably the most talked-about issue in financial crime in 2016. This was partly... Read More

17th International Anti-Corruption Conference highlights media’s role in fighting corruption
Posted on 12-13-2016 by Ulyana Androsova

The role of the media in exposing corruption was celebrated at the 17th International Anti-Corruption Conference in Panama earlier this month. The conference, which takes place every two years, aims to bring together “the entire spectrum of stakeholders”... Read More

Compliance risks during the Holiday Season
Posted on 12-05-2016 by Ulyana Androsova

The holidays may be the season of goodwill, but companies must beware that it also brings a heightened risk of financial crime. These risks include bribery to secure more sales in the busy Holiday period, bribery masked as hospitality, and unethical sourcing... Read More

Black Friday Kicking Off Holiday Shopping: An Idea That's Going Global
Posted on 12-02-2016 by Megan Burnside

Coordinating a global PR strategy can sometimes seem like a Sisyphean struggle. When cornerstone ideas of your company's (or client's) brand don't cross international borders, there's a temptation to either limit your reach or cook up... Read More

Fact-Checking News Research in the ‘Onion’ Era
Posted on 12-02-2016 by Janelle Coates

It’s not unheard of for TV shows—like Saturday Night Live—or parody news sites—like The Onion—to bend the latest headlines to their will for the sake of comedy. But recently, headlines have trumpeted a disturbing trend: the... Read More