Amp Up Energy Sector due diligence with ongoing risk monitoring
Posted on 10-24-2018 by Lisa Thompson

A few years ago, we highlighted bribery and corruption vulnerabilities in the Energy sector, noting that “Companies linked to energy industries, in particular, face elevated risks in order to reap the equally high rewards.” But more recent events highlight the need for companies in this sector... Read More

Why the Energy Sector Needs Better Due Diligence & Risk Monitoring
Posted on 08-23-2018 by Lisa Thompson

No industry is impervious to bribery and corruption risk, but companies linked to energy industries, in particular, face elevated risks in order to reap the equally-high rewards. It’s a topic we’ve touched on in blog posts on Unaoil and Petrobras . But anti-bribery and corruption regulations... Read More

How Energy Companies Can Power Up Better Due Diligence
Posted on 06-02-2016 by Amy Canning

Forgive the pun, but it probably won’t come as a shock that the energy industry ranks near the top when it comes to bribery and corruption risk. Some of the largest enforcement actions ever under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act have taken place within that sector, including a $365 million... Read More

Has Bribery and Corruption Risk Got You Over a Barrel?
Posted on 05-25-2016 by Ulyana Androsova

Energy industries have received a lot of unwelcome attention lately—and it’s not just oil companies like Petrobras and Unaoil that are feeling the watchful eyes of the public and regulatory agencies. While those scandals may have dominated the news in recent months, it seems that some players... Read More

Get Tips for Powering Up Due Diligence for the Energy Sector
Posted on 05-18-2016 by Ulyana Androsova

No industry is impervious to bribery and corruption risk, but companies linked to energy industries, in particular, face elevated risks in order to reap the equally high rewards. The PWC Global Crime Survey found that energy, utilities and mining saw a 6 percent increase in misdeeds related to bribery... Read More