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Episode Notes

Expanding your business operations in a new market is an exciting undertaking. When done strategically and with integrity, it can be quite profitable. But business “norms” in some markets are often unique to the market and evolve every day.

Over the past few decades, global anti-corruption regulators have cracked down on the “this is how business is done here” practices. So, what is anti-corruption and how can you protect your business from operational missteps in new markets?

Find the answers in this interview and learn more about the regulatory and anti-corruption issues you may face, and how to mitigate the risk of operating globally.

Guest: Brian Whisler, Partner, Baker McKenzie, LLC (Washington, DC)

Resume highlights:

  • Partner with Baker McKenzie for 15 years
  • Expert on anti-corruption enforcement and international sanctions
  • Served for 15 years as a federal prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice before joining Baker McKenzie
  • Adjunct professor at the University of Richmond, TC Williams School of Law, and the National Advocacy Center for the U.S. Department of Justice

Here’s more on anti-corruption, mitigating global operational risk, tips, insights, and lessons learned from actual multinational corporation missteps:

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