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Friday
Jan202017

SEC: Seattle bank impeded whistleblowers during investigation

HomeStreet Inc. settled SEC allegations Thursday that it conducted improper hedge accounting and later took illegal steps to impede employees from talking to the SEC about it.

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Friday
Jan202017

Job: Director Compliance & Ethics (Akorn, Inc. - Lake Forest, IL)

Job Title: Director Compliance & Ethics

Employer: Akorn, Inc.

Location: Lake Forest, IL, United States Full Time

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Thursday
Jan192017

Las Vegas Sands pays $7 million to resolve FCPA criminal probe

Las Vegas Sands Corp. agreed Thursday to pay a criminal fine of nearly $7 million for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act offenses in China and Macau.

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Thursday
Jan192017

Tom Fox: Three enforcement weeks to remember

Jay Rosen wondered in December if companies would be more inclined to resolve outstanding enforcement actions under the outgoing Obama administration or wait to see what might happen under a Trump administration. The answer is now clear.

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Thursday
Jan192017

Daniel R. Alonso: How Clayton’s SEC is likely to view the FCPA

In the days following President-elect Donald Trump’s announcement of his intention to nominate Sullivan & Cromwell partner Jay Clayton as Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission, countless observers have opined on how the SEC’s priorities may change in the upcoming administration.

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Thursday
Jan192017

Bill Waite: Rolls-Royce is the tipping point for UK anti-bribery enforcement

In December 2016, Risk Advisory hosted a dinner in Washington, DC, at which the Director of the Serious Fraud Office, David Green, kindly agreed to engage in a conversation with me.

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Wednesday
Jan182017

SEC charges Orthofix with FCPA violations in Brazil

The SEC Wednesday charged Texas-based medical device maker Orthofix International with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act when its subsidiary in Brazil made improper payments to doctors at government-owned hospitals to increase sales.

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Wednesday
Jan182017

Matthew Kinch: How to spot and stop ‘fake-CEO/CFO’ scams 

It sounds like a preposterous scenario. A member of the company's finance team transfers several million dollars to an unknown firm for a transaction no one in the company has ever heard of, based solely on confidential orders from the company's CEO or CFO sent by email.

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Wednesday
Jan182017

What's the state of compliance in France?

While companies like to view Europe as a single market when it comes to compliance, the reality is that each country still has its own unique challenges and expectations. Ethisphere recently connected with dozens of French compliance leaders to discuss today’s best practices across France.

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Tuesday
Jan172017

DOJ charges Rolls-Royce with FCPA conspiracy

Rolls-Royce plc agreed to pay the United States a criminal penalty of $170 million under a deferred prosecution agreement after being charged with a long-running global conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Tuesday
Jan172017

SEC: BlackRock impeded whistleblower rights

New York-based asset manager BlackRock Inc. agreed Tuesday to pay a $340,000 penalty to settle SEC charges that it forced more than a thousand exiting employees to waive their ability to obtain whistleblower awards.

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Tuesday
Jan172017

Julie DiMauro: You had me until you said ‘Less Regtech’

I live in a NYC co-op, and our co-op board does business with a community bank. I’m the treasurer, so I go there a lot, and I find their lack of bells and whistles a bit refreshing when I visit in person and they remember my name and that I’m the treasurer who hates math.

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