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FCPA Blog Daily News

Tuesday
Dec122017

Michaela Ahlberg: How we learned about culture change at Telia

I worked during four years in Telia Company as Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, leading the Ethics and Compliance (E&C) work up to the DPA in September 2017.

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Tuesday
Dec122017

Worth MacMurray: New DOJ enforcement policy and ISO 37001 are aligned

In Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein’s recent announcement of a new FCPA Policy, he highlighted three hallmarks of a Policy effective compliance program: fostering a culture of compliance; dedicating sufficient resources to compliance activities; and ensuring that experienced compliance personnel have appropriate access to the board.

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Tuesday
Dec122017

Resource Alert: Mastercard training video now available to everyone

Companies often ask me to record video for internal training. They want real-world stories of corruption and commerce which they can embed into an existing on-line anti-bribery compliance training.

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Monday
Dec112017

UK Regulator: Smart machines alone can't defeat money laundering

Rob Gruppetta, Head of the Financial Crime Dept. at the FCAArtificial intelligence will always be a "work in progress" in fighting money laundering and won't entirely replace humans and their intuition, a top UK regulator said.

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Monday
Dec112017

Jerry Hansen: What about due diligence for domestic M&A?

Anti-bribery and corruption due diligence should be conducted on cross-border transactions. The prospect of successor liability alone makes performing such due diligence a requirement for corporate acquirers answering to boards and shareholders, and private equity funds answering to investors.

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Monday
Dec112017

Job: Senior Attorney/ Managing Counsel, Ethics and Compliance

Job Title: Senior Attorney/ Managing Counsel, Ethics and Compliance

Employer: Total S.A.

Location: Houston, Texas USA

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Friday
Dec082017

FINRA bars New York broker who cheated blind elderly widow

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority barred a New York-based broker for churning the account of a blind elderly widow and recommending unsuitable investments.

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Friday
Dec082017

German VW engineer jailed 7 years by U.S. court

The former general manager of Volkswagen AG’s U.S. Environment and Engineering Office was sentenced Wednesday to 84 months in prison for helping VW cheat on diesel emissions tests and covering up the scheme.

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Thursday
Dec072017

David Stuart at Cravath talks about Telia and FCPA enforcement today

Cravath partner David M. Stuart I recently spoke with David M. Stuart, one of the attorneys who represented Telia Company AB, a Sweden-based telecommunications provider that settled violations in September for a grand total of $965 million in financial sanctions.

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Thursday
Dec072017

EU releases tax haven blacklist

The European Union Tuesday named 17 countries and territories to its first-ever blacklist of tax havens.

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Wednesday
Dec062017

Gustavo Morales Oliver : Argentina enacts sweeping corporate anti-corruption law

The Argentine Congress approved a new law last month that criminalizes corporate bribery and corruption and imposes requirements for compliance programs.

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Wednesday
Dec062017

UK fines former AXA insurance broker for false independence claims

A broker formerly owned by the insurer AXA UK Plc was fined Wednesday for failing to disclose that it wasn't independent but instead had a business strategy to sell AXA products.

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