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Harry Cassin Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn Editor Emeritus 

Cody Worthington Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn Contributing Editor

Bill Waite Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong Contributing Editor 

Eric Carlson Contributing Editor

Bill Steinman Contributing Editor

Aarti Maharaj Contributing Editor


FCPA Blog Daily News

Friday
Mar222019

Israel charts path to a ‘safe’ cryptocurrency future

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and current PM Benjamin Netanyahu believe that blockchain is a potentially a game-changing technology. They expect it to disrupt big sectors of the economy -- healthcare, banking, insurance, and cybersecurity among them.

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Thursday
Mar212019

Is the UAE a safe haven for international fraudsters?

Dubai has been recently lambasted as a “money laundering paradise” by Transparency International and there's no doubt that Dubai and the UAE in general are lagging in the world of compliance and regulation. So TI’s assertion did not take me by surprise. Let’s face it, the UAE’s approach to the rule of law can be puzzling to those of us on the outside looking in. 

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Thursday
Mar212019

Canada convicts American and Brit for CFPOA offenses

The Cryptometrics Inc. bribery scandal in Canada has resulted in two more convictions under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA).

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Wednesday
Mar202019

The risk of relying on auditors to find fraud

Kick-back schemes, corrupt employees, and violations of your Code of Conduct are all risks facing businesses every day. To combat these threats, companies often rely on auditors to protect them. But are auditors really the answer?

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Tuesday
Mar192019

Our worthy goal of keeping people successful and safe

Today I write from Berlin, staying in what was old East Berlin. Last week I spoke at an event in Malaysia. Both societies that have experienced and are experiencing (respectively) political, social and economic change that was once unimaginable.

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Tuesday
Mar192019

Country count for new FCPA investigations

Since the start of 2018, companies and agencies have disclosed 19 new FCPA-related investigations.

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Monday
Mar182019

Job: Associate Counsel, Compliance

Job Title: Associate Counsel, Compliance

Employer: Via Transportation Inc.

Location: New York, New York USA

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Monday
Mar182019

Attention colleges: ISO 37001 can help

Colleges implicated in Operation Varsity Blues (and those not yet named) can act to prevent similar bribery situations and restore trust without reinventing the wheel: the ISO 37001 anti-bribery system is uniquely suited to help manage these bribery-risk situations.

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Monday
Mar182019

DOJ refines stance on ephemeral messaging apps

In December 2017, DOJ first took aim at messaging apps in its FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy, which required companies to prohibit employees from “using software that generates but does not appropriately retain business records or communications.”

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Friday
Mar152019

Why are new companies still landing on the Top Ten List?

The world has now lived with the FCPA for more than 40 years and with hyper-enforcement for more than a decade. By now you'd think everyone on earth has learned about the risks of non-compliance. So why are new companies, most lately MTS, still landing on the FCPA Blog's Top Ten List?

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Thursday
Mar142019

Job: VP Operations - Government Services

Job Title: VP Operations - Government Services

Employer: CEVA Logistics

Location: Dallas, Texas USA

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Thursday
Mar142019

Enforcement agency restructured in Brazil corruption fight

The Federal Comptroller's Office (CGU) is an internal control body of the Brazilian Federal Government responsible for carrying out activities related to the defense of public patrimony and increasing the transparency of management, through public corrective actions, prevention and fight against corruption and ombudsman.

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