Barry Vitou is co-chair of Greenberg Traurig's Global White Collar Criminal Defense Practice and head of London’s White Collar Defense & Special Investigations Practice.
Speaking to our editor, Carol Campbell, Barry explains why the “new normal” could mean businesses are exposed to an increased fraud risk. It is important that policies and procedures are updated so that staff working from home know exactly what the protocols are, he says. Very often it is at times of vulnerability that criminals pounce.
“Everyone needs to be reminded of the procedures and managers must stay alert for anything out of the ordinary,” he warns.
Barry has been interviewed before by Africa Legal when he spoke about the importance of doing due diligence before investing in any project.
In this podcast he recaps this advice, warning again that paying a bribe is a fatal mistake no matter how big the potential deal.
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