Everything you need to know about VAT and expense reports

Although VAT is a common expense topic, few finance teams know precisely what it is or how to approach recovery for the maximum benefit. Here are the...

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Are your corporate expense policies getting lost in translation?

In this edition of our “Did You Know?” series, we look at how finance teams can verify foreign language expense receipts. This ongoing series...

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The 3Ps of expense compliance verification: Pervasive, preventive, prepayment

In this edition of our “Did You Know?” series, we look at the limitations of existing compliance verification and how to transform it into a...

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Worried about Sunshine Act compliance? Here’s a simple reporting solution

In this edition of our “Did You Know?” series, we look at simplifying HCP/One Payment compliance to meet the requirements of the Sunshine Act. This...

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Your expenses never stop changing. Neither should your expense analytics.

In this edition of our “Did You Know?” series, we look at on-demand expense analytics and how management dashboards can help you take a more...

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3 Reasons to use AI to automate financial compliance

Our ongoing “Did you know” series highlights the capabilities and benefits of AppZen Expense Audit, bringing you deeper into what makes it tick and...

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Out-of-policy doesn’t have to mean out of the company’s pocket

Our ongoing “Did you know?” series highlights the capabilities and benefits of AppZen Expense Audit, bringing you deeper into what makes it tick and...

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Sunshine Act compliance: All you need to know

What is the Sunshine Act? Its full name is actually The Physician Payments Sunshine Act (PPSA) and it was designed to boost transparency around the...

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3 key takeaways from recent FCPA compliance actions 

Three new FCPA enforcement actions were recently resolved with the SEC, totaling over $20.3M in fines. Quad/Graphics, a Wisconsin-based printing and...

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4 compliance lessons learned from recent FCPA enforcement actions 

Two companies recently resolved Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement actions, agreeing to pay a combined total of $364 million to the...

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From eco-damage, to defrauding NASA: Some of the craziest things that got companies debarred

Debarred companies lose the right to contract with the federal government, and are essentially blacklisted. Even if you don’t rely on doing business...

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FCPA draws a fine line between corporate hospitality and bribery

As discussed in a previous blog post, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) may classify normal business activities as bribes if they involve...

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Google and Facebook victim of $100 million in accounts payable fraud: How it could have been prevented

By now you may have heard about Evaldas Rimasauskas, the Lithuanian man who pled guilty in March of this year to scamming Facebook and Google out of...

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Recent FCPA enforcement action dishes up important compliance reminders

The U.S Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced a  Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement...

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The foreign corrupt practices (FCPA compliance) law is much broader than its name suggests

To the extent most people have heard of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, it’s like the FCPA’s anti-bribery provisions which generally prohibit the...

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When are normal business activities deemed “bribery”?

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) was enacted in 1977 to prohibit US businesses and others subject to the law from bribing foreign officials...

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Where to begin with GDPR compliance: The clock is ticking

Data is often a company’s most critical asset. Businesses globally are collecting increasing amounts of data on customers and partners so they can be...

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How the FCPA can be harmful to your business

Mention the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act to an executive at Nortek Inc. and you may well hear the sigh of someone who feels they’ve dodged a bullet.

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How to transform compliance with artificial intelligence

Recently, I had the honor of writing a guest post for Corporate Compliance Insights.

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