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Friday
Sep232016

FCC fines Siemens for failing to disclose FCPA and obstruction convictions

The Federal Communications Commission fined Siemens Corporation and Siemens Medical Solutions $175,000 Thursday for failing to disclose corporate felony convictions as required by the FCC's rules.

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Friday
Sep232016

CFTC fines Russia bank $5 million for $36 billion of phony ruble-dollar trades

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission fined a Russia bank $6 million Monday for executing "fictitious and noncompetitive" Russian Ruble - U.S. dollar futures contracts on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

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Thursday
Sep222016

Just whose expectations will ISO 37001 certification meet?

The launch date of the new ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management System standard is close, with release expected in October.

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Thursday
Sep222016

The Netherlands: Tougher foreign bribery laws (with gaps), help for graft victims

In the prior post I talked about enforcement efforts that lagged in the Netherlands but are now gaining more traction. This post will cover recent amendments to the Dutch Criminal Code that are helping authorities prosecute overseas bribery, and Dutch civil remedies used to fight graft.

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Wednesday
Sep212016

SEC awards whistleblower $4 million

The SEC Tuesday awarded a whistleblower more than $4 million for original information that alerted the agency to a fraud.

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Wednesday
Sep212016

Dan Adamson: Sorry, but a Google search isn’t due diligence

I cringe when compliance teams rely solely on Google to investigate and make decisions.

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Wednesday
Sep212016

Nu Skin violates FCPA with China charitable donation 

For just the second time in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act's 39-year history, a company was charged with FCPA offenses based solely on a charitable contribution that was intended to buy the influence of a foreign official.

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Tuesday
Sep202016

Event: The FCPA Blog NYC 2016 Conference (October 26)

The FCPA Blog will be in New York City on October 26 and I hope you'll be there too.

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Tuesday
Sep202016

ISO 37001: Why wouldn’t you certify your anti-bribery program? 

Considering the ever-higher fines for getting it wrong, why wouldn’t you certify your anti-bribery program? 

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Tuesday
Sep202016

Job: Senior Investigator (International Rescue Committee - NYC)

Job Title: Senior Investigator

Employer: International Rescue Committee

Location:  New York, NY, USA

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Monday
Sep192016

Cathalijne van der Plas: Once a laggard, the Netherlands finally tackles overseas bribery

First the good news. The Netherlands ranked fifth on the latest Corruption Perceptions Index, up from eighth last year, and now trailing only Denmark, Finland, Sweden, and New Zealand on the CPI.

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Monday
Sep192016

Mike Scher: Three questions for Wells Fargo

Employees at Wells Fargo opened about two million deposit and credit card accounts that customers didn't authorize. Why? To earn incentive compensation for new accounts.

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