NEW YORK, March 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Bistrong, CEO, Front-Line Anti-Bribery LLC, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics in 2015. The honor recognizes not only those who have devoted their careers to furthering better business behavior, but also those who understand the impact companies have on improving the world and have made efforts to increase the quality of life for humankind.
"In our tenth year, we continue to work toward improving corporate integrity globally and know that this is a common goal among those on this list," said Ethisphere Editor-in-Chief, Nicole Thomas. "Richard Bistrong is part of an exclusive community of leaders who have shown tremendous dedication to business ethics, transparency, and sustainability. It offers us some hope and encouragement for an improved business community and a better world going forward."
"I am honored by the Ethisphere recognition, which reflects their commitment to bringing the 'what actually happens' on the front-lines of international business to the ethics and compliance community," said Bistrong. "The current levels of global anti-bribery enforcement actions are indicative of the continued struggles which field personnel face in their overseas work, where corruption and commerce often collide. I hope this recognition helps us to focus on those perils," he added.
JD Supra 2016 Readers Choice Award
Bistrong was also recognized by JD Supra as a Top Author in the 2016 Readers' Choice Awards, as one of 200 top authors from among more than 34,000 who published their thought leadership on JD Supra in 2015. Bistrong's article on Anti-Bribery Compliance in Canada available here http://bit.ly/1TYDsxm was recognized as the third top read in Energy Readership, and second in Construction Readership. Bistrong was also recognized as the third Top Author for Compliance. JD Supra provides daily legal and compliance intelligence on all topics relating to business, legal and news analysis. The complete Top Authors list can be found here: http://bit.ly/1puQAgD
About Richard Bistrong
Richard Bistrong is the CEO of Front-Line Anti-Bribery LLC, a compliance consultancy, and recently published The Anatomy of a Bribe in the 2016 edition of Trace International, How to Pay a Bribe, available here: http://amzn.to/1pwl81Y. Bistrong is also a contributing editor to the FCPA Blog www.fcpablog.com. He is a former international sales executive who was charged with violating the FCPA, and who then worked as an undercover cooperator as part of his Plea Agreement for the FBI and City of London Police. Since his release from prison in December 2013, where he served a fourteen-and-a-half-month term, Bistrong consults, speaks and writes on anti-bribery and compliance issues from his front-line perspective. Abstracts on his ethics and compliance consulting practice can be found at www.richardbistrong.com. He tweets on compliance and anti-bribery issues at @richardbistrong
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