Alan Franklin

Global Business Risk Management

Managing Director

635 Blenkin Avenue

Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2K7

Canada

http://www.gbrm.ca

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (31)

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foreign investment, customary international law, expropriation, BITS

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Legitimate Expectations, Fair and Equitable Treatment Standard, Energy Charter Treaty, Indirect Expropriation Bilateral Investment Treaties

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Due Diligence in Mergers and Acquisitions with International Components

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Mar 2017
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 443 (80,640)
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Mergers, Acquistions, Due Diligence, International components

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Rule of Law: Foreign Investment and Development

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Jun 2017
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 425 (84,723)
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Rule of Law, Foreign Investment, Sustainable Development

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Treaty Shopping and Denial of Benefits Clauses - What Investors Should Know

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Apr 2018
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 369 (99,696)

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Treaty Shopping, Denial of Benefits, Bilateral Investment Treaties, Energy Charter Treaty

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International Investment Law Concepts for Foreign Investors: Part 2 International Law and Treaties – A Primer for International Investors

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 03 May 2018
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 365 (100,948)

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International law, treaties, bilateral investment treaties, free trade agreements, monist systems, dualist systems

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Foreign Corruption: Differentiating Illegal Acts from Legal Acts

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Apr 2016
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 251 (150,309)
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corruption, legal vs illegal, FCPA, CFPOA, Canada, USA

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Human Rights and Business: Best Practices and Potential Approaches

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 May 2018
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 205 (182,368)

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Human rights, international law, United Nations Guiding Principles, International Labour Organization Conventions, living wage, slavery, trafficked labour, supply chain management

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So You Want to Be a Compliance or Risk Assessment Officer?

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 01 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2017
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 184 (201,033)

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Compliance Officer, Risk Assessment Officer, Duties, International Aspects

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Political Risk Insurance – A Primer for Foreign Investors

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Apr 2018
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 183 (202,037)

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Political Risk Insurance, International Investment Agreements, Export Credit Agencies, Multilateral Financial Institutions

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Rule of Law as it Relates to International Investment Agreements (IIAs)

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 01 Jul 2017
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 170 (215,325)

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rule of law, international investment, bilateral investment treaties, arbitration

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Business Reasons for Developing a Robust Anti-Corruption Program

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 162 (224,244)
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corruption, anti-corruption programs, business benefits

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Investors State Dispute Settlement, International Investment Risk, Bilateral Investment Treaties, Treaty Shopping

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International Investment Law Concepts for Foreign Investors: Part 1 Basics of International Law

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 03 May 2018
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 158 (229,087)

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international law, transnational law, sovereignty, sovereign immunity, subjects of international law

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International Investment Law for Foreign Investors: Part 3 Customary International Law a Primer for International Investors

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 03 May 2018
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 134 (261,696)

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International law, investment law, customary international law, jus cogens, espousal of claims, exhaustion of local remedies, bilateral investment treaties

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Problems that Companies Have Faced Regarding Corruption and Human Rights Issues: Why There is Little Information on How They Were Dealt With

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 03 May 2018
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 133 (263,164)

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Business and Human Rights, Supply chains, National Contact Point, Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise

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Public Private Partnerships: Legal Risks That Need to Be Considered

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 04 Apr 2017
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 119 (285,946)

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p3, risks, corruption, human rights, political risk insurance

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Reputational Risks: A Practical Perspective

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 12 Nov 2019
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 112 (298,213)

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reputational risk, corruption, human rights, ethical investors

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corruption, contracts with states, state owned enterprises, unjust enrichment

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Political Risks Inherent in Foreign Investment Regarding Tariffs: A Recent Example From Cambodia

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 06 Jun 2019
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 98 (326,367)

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foreign investment, risks, tariffs, EU, political risk insurance

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International Investment Agreements: 'Inside and Outside Agreements'

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 03 Jun 2019
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 98 (326,367)

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International Investment Agreements, ASEAN, OAS, African Union

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Ten Above-Ground Legal Risks That Can Sink Your Project: What They Are and Tools to Assess and Mitigate

Proceedings of the Infomine Risk and Resilience Conference November 2016
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Dec 2016
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 86 (354,223)

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International Investment Risk, International Law, Mitigation, Extractive Industries

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Effective Programmes to Combat Corruption vs Programmes Intended Primarily to Satisfy SEC, DOJ or SFO

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Apr 2016
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
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corruption, anti-corruption programs

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Twenty Valuation Issues Related to International M & A Transactions

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 03 May 2018
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 83 (361,996)

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Mergers and acquisitions, international, valuations, risk analysis

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Ethical Investment Funds – Shedding Some Light on the Reality vs Rhetoric

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 08 Dec 2019
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 73 (389,582)

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ethical investment funds, ESG, CSR, Human rights, corruption

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Sustainable Investment and its Relationship to Political Risk Reduction

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 06 Jun 2019
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 71 (395,610)

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sustanainable investment, outward forward direct investment, inward foreign direct investment, OECD, UNCTAD

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Business and Human Rights: The View From Here, There, And Everywhere

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Jun 2019
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
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business and human rights, US Department of STate, AFL-CIO, international financial institutions

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Human Rights and Indivisibility: The Dilemma for Business

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 06 Jun 2019
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 56 (446,108)

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human rights, indivisibility, social licence to operate

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Anti-Corruption Programs – Why Businesses Need To Adopt Them Urgently

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Apr 2018
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
Downloads 43 (498,594)

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Corruption, foreign corrupt practices, CFPOA, FCPA

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Capitalism and Free Enterprise: The Solution For Corruption In Developing Countries: Jobs are Lives

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 May 2019
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
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corruption, human rights, capitalism, mining companies, social licence to operate

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Why States Should Have ISDS: The Private Sector Perspective

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 Jan 2021
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
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international investment agreements, investor state dispute settlement, foreign investors, states

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 3
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Social Licence To Operate – Reality Check

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 28 Feb 2021
Alan Franklin
Global Business Risk Management
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Social licence to operate, extractive industries, BHR, CSR