How the world’s biggest companies bribe foreign governments—in 11 charts – The Washington Post

How the world’s biggest companies bribe foreign governments—in 11 charts – The Washington Post.

The OECD analyzed 427 foreign bribery cases that were closed between 1999 and 2014. What the researchers found is a steady stream of illicit money exchanges between multinational businesses and public officials in both poor and rich countries.

Le Rafale dans les médias indiens

Dassault Aviation est entré en discussion exclusive avec le ministère de la Défense indien pour conclure la vente de Rafales en janvier 2012. Depuis, les négociations se poursuivent pas à pas vers la conclusion d’un contrat définitif, désormais annoncé par les médias pour mars 2015 – sans tenir compte d’un éventuel report de la décision, cette date ayant déjà été plusieurs fois décalée [1] . Les médias indiens suivent de près cette affaire car il s’agit d’un contrat clé, non seulement pour l’avionneur français, mais également pour la Défense indienne dans son ensemble.

Le Rafale dans les médias indiens

Intelligence analysis and cognitive biases: an illustrative case study

This case study is foremost an educational tool. It involves two European and Asian multinational tires manufacturer for OTR, Off the Road, or “off road” and a problem of price competition. It shows how an initial intelligence effort is led astray. Instead the solution is a combination of approaches, better known as Competitive Intelligence. It is built on the external vision of the company craft, the use of all information sources characteristics of an intelligence field dedicated to the business world. It is not a new discipline but a trans-disciplinary approach for information exploitation which is using elements from financial analysis, SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) matrixes, and value chain analysis. In the above case, the company Eurotires used mostly the following sources: internet, scientific and patent databases; public administrative sources; customers interviews, industrial experts (manufacturing and distribution), and marketing analysis.

Business intelligence, ethics, compliance and risk anticipation

Business intelligence, ethics, compliance and risk anticipation. Companies willing to develop their activities internationally are facing several kind of risks: political instability, unfair competition, economic espionage but also sometimes corruption existing in public call for offers or industrial projects. These risks can combine in an extreme case when the company won’t have the same responsive or influence tools than its competitors. As of now, the corruption risk rising can be considered as a competition distortion since the laws are different in each country. These hyper-competition changing forms development, linked to the emergence of players which don’t have to follow the same rules, creates a new challenge. The good internal governance, as processes audit, and preventive investigation, methods grouped in the compliance concept are new ways to protect itself against these threats.

Business intelligence, ethics, compliance and risk anticipation