• Your Trademarks May Sound Brilliant, but They Might be at Risk
    on December 3, 2019

    Choosing a trademark for a product, service, or domain, might sound easy enough, with just a few criteria, such as making sure it’s memorable, catchy, short, and representative of the ‘DNA’ of the business. The […]

  • Anti-Bribery Due Diligence in Mergers and Acquisitions
    on December 3, 2019

    Mergers and acquisitions, which involve integrating two or more companies and their assets into one, are strategic steps that are common in the business world. The purpose of the merger and acquisition, among others, are to […]

  • Empowering the First Line of Defense
    on December 3, 2019

    Whistleblowing is about raising concerns over misconduct or fraudulent activities within corporations. However, to come into the decision of ‘blowing the whistle’ at work is often problematic for employees. It is […]

  • Is a Fraud a Cultural Issue?
    on November 29, 2019

    Jiwasraya’ default case has been trending in social media and news outlets lately. The latest news said that fraud allegedly occurred in Jiwasraya. According to (11/15), the state-owned insurance was […]

  • When Does ‘Quid pro quo’ Become Fraud?
    on November 29, 2019

    The ‘quid pro quo’ expression has been viral due to its relation to the case of the publicly revealed conversation between Trump and the President of Ukraine. The Latin phrase also appeared in a recent Israeli prime […]

  • What ISO 37001 ABMS Says About Due Diligence on Third Parties
    on November 19, 2019

    To prevent bribery from occurring, the corporation needs to do a ‘clean-up’. Not only internally but externally too, that is, in relation to third parties. If a third party is involved in a violation, the […]

  • Why Your Corporation Should Treat Whistleblowers as Assets
    on November 18, 2019

    Cambridge Analytica, MeToo movement, Theranos, The Trump Whistleblower and other stories of whistleblowing have been the key to forcing cultural changes. For organizations, primarily corporations, whistleblowing is becoming more […]

  • Fraud Week: ABMS , A ‘Life Insurance’ for Your Corporations
    on November 18, 2019

    Fraud can take many forms, one of them being bribery. Where about USD 1 trillion of bribes are paid annually worldwide according to the World Bank. Bribery generates negative economic, moral and social impacts. In a corporation, […]

  • A Lesson From the Malaysian Deputy Minister About Verified Qualification
    on November 18, 2019

    Earlier this year in February, the academic background of Marzuki Yahya, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs was called into question by Malaysians. A police report was also lodged by Muhsin Abdul Latheef, a political activist […]

  • What Turnover Rate Says About Gen Z
    on November 18, 2019

    In the digital age, everything is rapidly changing, including the growth of technology and innovation. This especially relates to Generation Z (Gen Z). The Gen Z group is a population of individuals aged between 10-24 years old […]