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Friday
Jan302015

Job: Compliance Advisor, Sanctions and Anti-Corruption Programs (Fidelity Investments -- Boston, MA)

Job Title: Compliance Advisor, U.S. Sanctions & Anti-Corruption Programs

Employer: Fidelity Investments

Location: Boston, Massachusetts (USA)

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Friday
Jan302015

Former Detroit Public Library contractors jailed for bribery

Two owners of IT services companies were sentenced to prison Wednesday for bribing the former chief administrative officer of the Detroit Public Library in exchange for contracts.

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Friday
Jan302015

China Corruption Blotter (January 30, 2015)

Shao Juntao, general manager of the No.1 branch of Guangxi Longlin-Baise Expressway Development Co Ltd, was sentenced to 14 years in prison for receiving $981,274 in bribes and offering half of them to Liao Xiaobo, vice-director of the Development and Reform Commission in Guangxi region. Shao initially received a life sentence for taking the bribes to grant highway projects, and had his sentence reduced because of his confession.

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Thursday
Jan292015

Don't forget antitrust enforcement (and compliance)

The DOJ said last week it collected $1.86 billion in criminal fines and penalties from antitrust prosecutions during the fiscal year that ended September 30, 2014. 

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Thursday
Jan292015

Civil remedies: When bribery infects a contract

The English civil law remedies arising from a contract that is subsequently infected by bribery were recently the subject of consideration in the case of Tigris International NV v China Southern Airlines Company Ltd & Anor [2014] EWCA Civ 1649 (17 December 2014) [paragraphs 128-145]. Although, the case did not involve allegations of bribery, the alleged breaches of fiduciary duty involve the same principles.

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Thursday
Jan292015

FDIC wants banks to use ‘risk based’ compliance for each customer

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) issued guidance Wednesday encouraging its insured banks to take a risk-based approach in assessing individual customer relationships.

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Thursday
Jan292015

Cobalt receives SEC declination for Angola investigation

Here's a statement that Cobalt released Wednesday:

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Wednesday
Jan282015

Compliance Alert: New rules for Russia branches and rep offices

We recently issued a client alert on new rules Russia issued for branches and representative offices of foreign companies. We thought the client alert would be of interest to readers of the FCPA Blog as it creates significant new registration requirements for foreign businesses operating in Russia. 

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Wednesday
Jan282015

SEC recommends FCPA charges against BNY Mellon for sovereign wealth fund practices

Bank of New York Mellon Corp. said the SEC has recommended an enforcement action for possible FCPA violations related to the bank's dealings with sovereign wealth funds.

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Wednesday
Jan282015

International Franchising and the FCPA (Part Three): Best Practices

This post continues from Part One: Vicarious Liability and Part Two: A Flock of Foreign Officials.

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