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FCPA Blog Daily News

Wednesday
Sep202017

Judge Sporkin et al: The FCPA at 40 (Live and streaming on September 25)

Two of the key players in the events leading up to the FCPA’s enactment in 1977 -- Judge Stanley Sporkin and Jack Blum -- will be part of a panel talking about the FCPA’s historical underpinnings and ongoing significance.

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Wednesday
Sep202017

Bill Waite on the SFO: Five More Years!

Almost six years ago I wrote a post for the FCPA Blog called "At The SFO, Green Shoots." The post was about the appointment of David Green CB QC as the new head of the UK Serious Fraud Office.  

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Wednesday
Sep202017

Andy Spalding: The strange disappearance of pre-existing compliance

The word “disappearance” does not suggest that the thing has ceased to exist. It simply means we can’t see it. Maybe it still exists, maybe it does not. But because it’s no longer visible, we wonder.

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Tuesday
Sep192017

Resource Alert: Real-world compliance training video from Mastercard

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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Tuesday
Sep192017

Martin Kenney: Academics skew picture of BVI and other Offshore Financial Centers

In July new research from the University of Amsterdam looking at Offshore Financial Centers claimed to expose the “five largest value conduits in the [offshore] world" -- the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Singapore and Ireland.

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Monday
Sep182017

Job: Chief Compliance Officer

Job Title: Chief Compliance Officer

Employer: Vertiv

Location: Columbus, Ohio USA

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Monday
Sep182017

Andy Spalding: The Pilot Program’s missing piece

I’ve argued in prior posts that above all else, the Pilot Program is our FCPA declination policy. We’ve been asking for this now for years, and thus it is an important step. But still, something is missing. Let’s figure that out.

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Monday
Sep182017

Richard Bistrong finds his flow

In Finding Flow, author Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi said “flow tends to occur when a person’s skills are fully involved in overcoming a challenge that is just about manageable.” 

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Monday
Sep182017

Job: Director, Anti-Bribery/Corruption Compliance Officer

Job Title: Director, Anti-Bribery/Corruption Compliance Officer

Employer: Merck & Co., Inc

Location: Gwynedd, Pennsylvania USA

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Friday
Sep152017

Resource Alert: IBA Local Legislation Library (It's free!)

The International Bar Association has added to its website a more complete library of local anti-corruption legislation, and it's very cool.

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Thursday
Sep142017

Now there's a scoreboard of Odebrecht bribes

Just how widespread was Odebrecht's bribery?

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Thursday
Sep142017

Andy Spalding: The Pilot Program addresses three criticisms, but raises a new one

The Pilot Program is best understood as the DOJ’s response to three distinct lines of public commentary on FCPA enforcement. The Department should be commended for responding to this commentary -- indeed, for even listening to it in the first place. And the responses have, in my view, largely been smart and fair. But it’s created a new difficulty. Fortunately, that difficulty is easily addressed.

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