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FCPA Blog Daily News

Friday
Dec142018

New book from ICC Netherlands by industry leaders (free download)

The ICC Netherlands launched its new book "Integrity, A Valuable Proposition" at the International Integrity & Anti-Corruption Conference earlier this month. The book discusses the state of affairs of integrity and accountability in both the public and private sector, and the continuous dialogue and development.

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Friday
Dec142018

Former Embraer sales exec avoids prison in Aramco bribes case

Colin Steven blew the whistle on himselfA former sales executive of Embraer SA was sentenced Wednesday to time served and fined $25,000 for paying a bribe to help sell jets to the giant oil company, Saudi Aramco.

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Thursday
Dec132018

Cleared by feds, but FCPA accusations leave lasting scars

In December 2012, a payment processing company based in Johannesburg called Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. disclosed some bad news. The DOJ and SEC had launched FCPA investigations.

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Thursday
Dec132018

Do the Aussies (and everyone else) need a national anti-corruption body? 

Reuters reports that a number of former Australian judges have sent an open letter to Prime Minister Scott Morrison, calling for the establishment of a national anti-corruption body.

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Wednesday
Dec122018

Free-to-access Ukraine PEP database could become the new model

Identification of foreign PEPs can be a nightmare for financial institutions and other service providers. It is hard to do proper customer due diligence due to the lack of official lists of PEPs and publicly accessible reliable information about their assets. In contrast to UN lists of terrorists and OFAC sanctions lists, there is no single accessible database of foreign PEPs.

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Wednesday
Dec122018

Should your due diligence program be more socially responsible?

The world had a glimpse last month into how well large companies are implementing ideals of environmental care and fair labor into their supply chains and their own operations -- and alas, the results were not great.

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Tuesday
Dec112018

Job: Specialist - Anti-money laundering, Anti-corruption and Trade Compliance

Job Title: Specialist - Anti-money laundering, Anti-corruption and Trade Compliance

Employer: BHP

Location: Singapore

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Tuesday
Dec112018

Enforcement Survey: What happens to public officials who take bribes?

The business community often complains during consultations with the OECD Working Group on Bribery that its focus on criminalizing the supply-side of foreign bribery creates an unbalanced approach to enforcement. In their view, companies face credible enforcement risks and high sanctions if they engage in foreign bribery, while the public officials who solicit or receive bribes seem to enjoy de facto impunity.

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Tuesday
Dec112018

DOJ cooperator admits obstruction in Venezuela bribery case

A former Houston-based procurement officer for Venezuela’s state energy company who was supposed to be helping the DOJ investigate graft at the company pleaded guilty Monday to obstructing the government's investigation.

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Monday
Dec102018

Practice Alert: China asserts ‘judicial sovereignty’ with new blocking statute

China recently enacted a law that could prevent China-based individuals and entities, including the China-based subsidiaries of non-Chinese companies, from providing certain assistance in criminal proceedings outside of China.

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Monday
Dec102018

Premier League allegations show ‘farce’ of UBO register

Not only is the UK’s much-vaunted public register of companies, held at Companies House, failing to meet the minimum requirement for ultimate beneficial owner (UBO) transparency, but Scotland continues to be mired up to its neck in controversy surrounding its status as an "offshore" service provider.

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Sunday
Dec092018

Job: Chief Compliance Officer

Job Title: Chief Compliance Officer

Employer: Baker Hughes

Location: Houston, Texas USA

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