With the increasing scope of corporate governance regulation, in areas such as anti-corruption, competition law, data privacy and consumer rights, it is increasingly important the companies put in place the right processes to ensure they and their people act in accordance with best practice. As well as the importance of being good corporate citizens, shortcomings in any of these areas affect a company’s valuation and increase its risk profile.
Stephens has many years’ experience providing pragmatic advice and accessible regulation training programmes, across the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act, the UK Modern Slavery Act, the UK Consumer Rights Act and on the EU and UK Competition Law regulations. With our help our companies can ensure their personnel understand how to act and what to do in the event they experience difficulties in their working relationships. We remain well placed to assist our clients in this regard.