A pediatrician who alleged that a Missouri hospital paid illegal referral fees for patients was awarded $825,000 as part of a False Claims Act settlement.
Zurich-based UBS AG agreed to pay just over $1.7 million to resolve civil allegations that it processed 222 transactions for a client that apparently violated U.S. anti-terrorism sanctions.
Job Title: International Compliance Specialist
Employer: BAE Systems Inc.
Primary Location: Arlington, Virginia USA
BAE Systems has a job opening for an International Compliance Specialist in Arlington, VA. The International Compliance Specialist (ICS) will work with the International Compliance team attorneys to administer the Company’s due diligence procedures for the appointment of international marketing representatives, distributors and other third party international business partners. Among other activities, the ICS will obtain application materials and references from prospective business partners, run media checks, identify and assist with investigating possible compliance "red flags," and organize diligence materials including SharePoint site maintenance. In addition, the ICS may be asked to participate in due diligence interviews and assist with preparing reports for legal review. The ICS will also participate in drafting agreements and, as needed, work on special projects such as due diligence relating to Defense Offsets, Teaming Agreements, and Mergers & Acquisitions. . . . Continue Reading . . .
Former Guatemala vice president Roxana Baldetti allegedly took half of the payoffs from businesses who bribed the government to evade customs duties, prosecutors said in court this week.
Thailand indicts ex tourism chief and daughter for film festival bribery, likely ending U.S. prosecution
Prosecutors in Thailand indicted the former tourism chief and her daughter for taking bribes from a Hollywood producer and his wife in exchange for contracts to run a film festival.
I have never found a culture that truly endorses straight-up bribery. There may be no culture which actually teaches that a suitcase full of cash privately given to an official in exchange for a benefit to which the payor is not legally entitled is a good thing, one that we should not deter even if we could.
Following the conviction of a top general for graft, China's official military newspaper warned that corruption can weaken an army and eventually destroy its ability to fight and win.
The A-List film producer who spent six months in prison for violating the FCPA by paying bribes in Thailand has died.