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FCPA Blog Daily News

Friday
Jan192018

Lucas Zanoni: Brazil corporate enforcement soared in 2017, but jurisdictional problems remain

 In 2017, Brazil played a big role in global anti-corruption enforcement. During the year, the largest leniency agreement in Brazil's history was signed, and the second largest was ratified by the Brazilian courts.

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Friday
Jan192018

HSBC pays $101 million in U.S. criminal penalties for front-running clients

HSBC Holdings Plc agreed Thursday to pay $101.5 million to resolve a DOJ criminal investigation into rigged currency transactions that hurt two of its institutional clients.

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Thursday
Jan182018

SFO launches bribery probe into defense technology firm

The UK Serious Fraud Office said Thursday it has opened a criminal investigation into Chemring Group PLC and a subsidiary for bribery, corruption, and money laundering.

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Thursday
Jan182018

Dale Ko: Shenzhen awards first ISO 37001 certificate

In November the Shenzhen Institute of Standards and Technology awarded the first ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management System certificate in China, an important milestone in the country's persistent fight against corruption.

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Wednesday
Jan172018

Kevin Bogdanov: How automation will shape FCPA compliance in 2018

2017 proved to be a blockbuster year for the FCPA and anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) enforcement at large.

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Wednesday
Jan172018

UK financial regulator wrongly revealed name of RBS whistleblower

An ombudsman for the Financial Conduct Authority said the agency should apologize to a former Royal Bank of Scotland employee after it revealed his name during a whistleblower investigation in 2013.

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Tuesday
Jan162018

In Singapore, they agreed to agree

Most people in the West share the belief that we all have a right to our own opinions, and a right to act on those opinions. We call it pluralism. But is Western-style pluralism always best?

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Tuesday
Jan162018

Jorge and Basch: Argentina introduces deferred prosecution agreements, standards for compliance programs 

In the prior post, we talked about the new law in Argentina that will enter into force in March 2018 that creates corporate liability for bribery. The post covered the coverage and application of the new law, which offenses trigger corporate liability, standards of liability, and defenses.

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Monday
Jan152018

Teva Pharmaceuticals resolves bribery case with Israel authorities

The Office of the Israel’s Tax and Economic Prosecutor announced Monday that it has reached a Conditional Agreement with Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. with respect to the bribery issues Teva resolved with U.S. authorities in 2016.

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Monday
Jan152018

Job: Director of Compliance & Ethics

Job Title: Director of Compliance & Ethics

Employer: NeoGenomics Laboratories

Location: Fort Myers, Florida USA

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Friday
Jan122018

Former Maryland transport company president charged with Russia nuke bribes

A former co-president of a Maryland-based company that transports nuclear materials to customers in the United States and abroad was charged with bribing an official connected to Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation.

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Friday
Jan122018

Does the U.S. play politics with the FCPA?

The arrest of Hong Kong's former home secretary, Patrick Ho, for allegedly bribing Africa officials on behalf of a Chinese energy company, has triggered accusations that America uses FCPA enforcement to promote a political agenda.

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