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Friday
Sep192014

UK appeals court upholds two Innospec executive convictions, reduces one sentence

The court of appeal Friday upheld UK convictions against two defendants, Dennis Kerrison and Miltiades Papachristos, in the long-running Innospec bribery case.

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Friday
Sep192014

Scotland votes to keep the UK Bribery Act

A  reader this week wrote:

Dear FCPA Blog,

I am just curious if Scotland splits off from the UK what are the implications for the FCPA and the UK Bribery Act? After all, it’s not every day a new nation is formed.

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Friday
Sep192014

China fines GSK $490 million for bribery

A court in China fined UK pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline $490 million Friday following a conviction for bribery.

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Thursday
Sep182014

How money for whistleblowers is tied to the war on terror

Photo released September 17, 2014 by the Australian Federal PoliceU.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was at NYU law school Wednesday, urging Congress to raise rewards for whistleblowers who report financial crimes.

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Thursday
Sep182014

Report: Rich Azerbaijan oil deal points to insiders 

The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) signed an unusually rich production sharing agreement with a company based in the United Arab Emirates that has close ties to Azeri officials.

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Thursday
Sep182014

Former Detroit public library official jailed 10 years for graft

Timothy Cromer was sentenced in federal court Tuesday for taking more than $1.4 million in kickbacks and bribes while he served as chief administrator and technology officer of the Detroit Public Library.

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Wednesday
Sep172014

Wow! DOJ official dishes on Cilins, Bizjet, Marubeni and more

Marshall L. Miller, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal DivisionIt's not often anyone from the DOJ's criminal division talks informally and on the record about FCPA enforcement actions. But Wednesday in New York City, the guy who's second in command, Marshall Miller, had plenty to say. He was speaking at the Global Investigation Review Program.

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Wednesday
Sep172014

Chief compliance officers are saying so long to the general counsel

A new survey of chief compliance officers found that 38 percent of those with overall program responsibility report directly to their company's CEO, while just 18 percent report to the general counsel or chief legal officer.

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Wednesday
Sep172014

For Vietnam officials accused of graft, insanity is the best defense

Lawmakers in Vietnam are complaining that too many officials facing corruption charges aren't being punished or are only paying small fines after they plead insanity.

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Wednesday
Sep172014

Rabbi Pinto in plea deal with Israel prosecutor

A celebrity rabbi will plead guilty to bribing a senior police official and now faces up to a year in prison, Israel's Justice Ministry said Wednesday.

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