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Thomas Fox Contributing Editor

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FCPA Blog Daily News

Tuesday
Feb202018

Resource Alert: International Commercial Bribery (Webinar February 22 and 27)

Steinman & Rodgers LLP will be hosting a complimentary webinar entitled “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About International Commercial Bribery (But Were Afraid to Ask).” 

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Tuesday
Feb202018

What goes on in Russia's biggest companies? 

Transparency International - Russia graded the 200 biggest Russian companies for the amount of information they disclose about themselves. Most of them flunked.

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Tuesday
Feb202018

Tillipman and Block: Should criminal settlements be available to corporate recidivists?

Few corporations are willing to risk the extensive legal costs, reputational damage, and potentially devastating collateral consequences of a trial. Thus, unsurprisingly, corporate settlements have proliferated in recent years, becoming a staple of the U.S. criminal justice system.

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Monday
Feb192018

Selva Ozelli: ‘Mixing services’ shield cryptocurrencies and thwart AML practices

At a recent cryptocurrency workshop, financial investigators from the Interpol and Europol organizations from over 30 nations discussed measures to combat the misuse of cryptocurrencies by criminals. 

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Monday
Feb192018

Top ECB banker detained in corruption investigation

Latvia’s independent anti-corruption agency detained the governor of the central bank Saturday after a raid on his home and office.

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Friday
Feb162018

South Korea: An anti-corruption tiger

Traditionally known as an economic “Asian tiger,” South Korea may now be an anti-corruption tiger. It’s landmark Kim Young Ran Act, and the aggressive enforcement actions of the last year, distinguish the country as a leader in the global anti-corruption movement.

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Thursday
Feb152018

U.S. Bank pays $613 million penalties for defective money laundering program

The parent company of U.S. Bank agreed Thursday to pay criminal and civil penalties of $613 million to resolve charges that it willfully ran a defective anti-money laundering program and hid the defects from federal regulators.

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Thursday
Feb152018

The FCPA Docket (February 2018)

The following summarizes the “FCPA Docket” for individuals, which includes all known FCPA-related ongoing prosecutions, fugitives, sentencings, and pending appeals.

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Wednesday
Feb142018

Credit Suisse discloses FCPA investigation for Asia hiring practices

Banking giant Credit Suisse Group AG said Wednesday the DOJ and SEC are investigating its hiring practices in the Asia Pacific region.

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Wednesday
Feb142018

FinCEN proposes ban on Latvia bank for money laundering risks

The U.S. Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) on Tuesday proposed designating a leading Latvian bank as a primary money laundering concern because of alleged connections with North Korea and with criminals in Russia and other countries.

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Wednesday
Feb142018

Martin Kenney: In the BVI, there's confidentiality but not secrecy

My adopted home of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has implemented what is known as the BOSS Act (or to give it its full title, the Beneficial Ownership Secure Search System Act), that received its assent in June last year.

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Tuesday
Feb132018

The Olympic spotlight shines on South Korea

Choi Soon-sil, former presidential advisor, jailed 20 years“Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants,” said Justice Louis Brandeis in 1913. This month, the global spotlight shines on South Korea as it hosts the 2018 Olympic Games. And what we see is a country taking historic measures to hold public and private officials accountable for corruption.

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