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...£1.4 trillion (US$1.75 trillion) changes hands globally in bribes every year – the equivalent of Canada’s entire GDP? Find out more with our infographic!



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Global Anti-Corruption regime: first sanctions announced

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In April 2021, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has announced the UK’s first sanctions under the new Global Anti-Corruption regime. In his speech on 26th April, the Foreign Secretary said: "Corruption…
Saying NO to corruption is not enough. Take action now

Saying NO to corruption is not enough! Take action now

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ABAC® highlights that "saying NO TO CORRUPTION" is not enough and draws attention to how organisations' different departments can take action now and contribute towards businesses' fight against bribery and…
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What’s the first step when addressing the bribery and corruption crisis?

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We always say that an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure. That applies well to risk management and anti-fraud, anti-corruption strategies in your organisation when you…
ISO 19600:2014 standard has been revised by ISO 37301:2021

ISO 19600:2014 standard has been revised by ISO 37301:2021

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ISO/DIS 37301 has officially replaced ISO 19600. The main difference between these two standards is that ISO 37301 will establish requirements for the implementation of a compliance management system, as…
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Q&A: Corporate fraud & corruption in the UK 2021

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The United Kingdom scores 77 out of 100 on Transparency International's (TI)  2020 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), as is one of the 25 least corrupt countries across the globe. However,…


ABAC® is an independent certification body powered by CRI Group. ABAC® Center of Excellence offers a complete suite of services and solutions designed to educate, equip & support the world’s leading business organisations with the latest best-in-practice risk & performance assessments, systems improvement & standards certification.



ABAC® programs protect your organisation from damaging litigation & safeguard your business in the global marketplace by providing certification & training in internationally recognised ISO standards, such as ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management Systems, ISO 19600 Compliance Management Systems and ISO 31000 Risk Management Systems.



Working through our global network of certified fraud examiners, ethics & compliance professionals, qualified auditors, financial & corporate investigators, forensic analysts & accountants, we audit your anti-bribery, anti-corruption, risk, compliance & third-party risk management systems to ensure the organisation adequately complies with global, regional & local regulations.



Corruption and bribery affect any organisation and have a potential to cause severe harm to businesses including financial loss, dire legal consequences, brand damage, company’s reputation & sustainable development. We address bribery and corruption to promote transparent business relations & foster a global ethical business culture.



ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management Systems

Address bribery and corruption.
The first step of demonstrating your organisation’s commitment to implementing an effective anti-bribery management system is to commit to ISO 37001 training and/or certification.

ISO 19600 Compliance Management System

Comply with confidence.
Gain a competitive advantage and demonstrate your organisation’s commitment to two core principles of any business’s success – company-wide good governance and ethical practices.

ISO 31000 Risk Management Systems

Define and fulfil your risk oversight responsibilities.
Checkmate your business risks – guarantee peace of mind and mitigate your organisation’s risks globally.


“We are very proud to be among the first companies in UAE in the Shipping Sector to receive ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management System certification. It demonstrates our strong commitment to the highest ethics and validates the considerable efforts made internally to increase communication and awareness of our ethical procedures and values. We have set ourselves a goal as a Shipping Services, to carry out the ISO 37001 ABMS certification process across the partners and suppliers in the region as well.”

Operational ManagerApex Shipping Services LLC

“This achievement is very important for us because ISO 37001 ABMS Certification ensures that we are complying with all applicable laws, regulations, and the relevant international best practices to countering bribery and corruption in all the jurisdictions where we operate. We are committed to implement and continually improve effective ABMS to prevent bribery and corruption. We are very proud to work with industry experts towards implementing our corporate goals and this Certificate will bring significant trust and benefits to our organisation and industry.”

Founding Board member and CEOISS Middle East FZC

“We are very proud to attain this [ISO 37001 ABMS] certification. It demonstrates our strong commitment to the highest standards of ethics and integrity in our activities. This achievement specifically affirms the presence of anti-bribery management systems across Mubadala that support a culture of transparency and compliance in line with the highest global standards.”

Head of the Ethics & Compliance OfficeMubadala Investment Company

““Systematic corruption continues to be a substantial obstacle in both the public and private sectors today. Corruption is a cultural issue that will only change as future generations are made aware of the detrimental impact of corruption in our society. The most powerful tool an organisation can use to demonstrate ‘adequate procedures’ as an effective bribery defence and deterrent strategy is ISO 37001.””

Zafar I. Anjum, CEO of CRI Group


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Anti-Bribery Anti-Corruption (ABAC®) Center of Excellence

ABAC® Center of Excellence educates, equips and supports the world’s leading business organisations with the latest best-in-practice risk assessments, performance assessments, systems improvement and standards certification. ABAC® offers a complete suite of solutions designed to help organisations mitigate the internal and external risks associated with operating in multi-jurisdiction and multi-cultural environments while assisting in the development of frameworks for strategic compliance programs. ABAC® provides world-class certification services to organisations seeking to validate or expand their existing compliance frameworks to maintain a competitive edge in the world marketplace. Our experts audit your existing compliance and anti-bribery anti-corruption management systems to assess effectiveness and vulnerabilities, while ensuring your organisation complies with Internal Standards, FCPA rules, UK Bribery Act laws, Anti-Money Laundering regulations, and all other global, regional and local regulations. ABAC® is a Corporate Member of the Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance.