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Wednesday
Apr012015

KBR fined $130,000 for trying to gag whistleblowers

Image courtesy of KBRThe Securities and Exchange Commission announced its first enforcement action Wednesday against a company for using restrictive language in confidentiality agreements that could illegally stifle whistleblowing.

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Wednesday
Apr012015

Russia: No corporate criminal liability for bribes, but there's still punishment

There is no criminal liability of a legal entity for bribery in Russia because only a person is subject to the Russian criminal law. But that's not the end of the story.

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Wednesday
Apr012015

FCPA enforcement report for Q1 2015

During the first calendar quarter, there were two corporate FCPA enforcement actions -- both through SEC administrative orders -- and one individual resolution.

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Tuesday
Mar312015

The next level of compliance: corporate consciousness

I'm often asked for my thoughts about the future of compliance. What people really want to know is, what's the next level of compliance? How do we improve? For me, the answer is corporate consciousness.

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Tuesday
Mar312015

Swiss bank pays $211 million penalty under DOJ amnesty program

Lugano-based BSI SA on Monday became the first bank to use a DOJ amnesty program to resolve potential criminal offenses for helping U.S. taxpayers use secret accounts and offshore shell companies to evade taxes.

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Tuesday
Mar312015

Journalists help whistleblowers stay safe in Eastern Europe, Central Asia

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project launched a new, secure whistleblowing platform last week. OCCRP Leaks is a way for honest officials and other whistleblowers in Eastern Europe and Central Asia to pass information to the OCCRP anonymously.

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Monday
Mar302015

Mike Scher talks with the ‘Lion of Compliance’

Donna Boehme is widely credited with transforming the compliance profession into what is now known as Compliance 2.0. For that ten-year pioneering struggle and for creating models for global compliance programs, the SCCE's 10-year anniversary award for dedicated service went to her as the "Lion of Compliance."

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Monday
Mar302015

Sandy Sierck and the fight for Nigeria’s graft victims

Alexander W. "Sandy" SierckSandy Sierck, a long-time friend of the FCPA Blog, has again pressed forward in his effort to compensate corruption’s true victims: the citizens whose governments have failed them.

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Monday
Mar302015

SFO fined £180,000 for disclosing confidential BAE witness data

The UK data privacy watchdog fined the Serious Fraud Office £180,000 ($266,000) Monday for mistakenly disclosing evidence in the BAE investigation about 64 confidential witnesses in the case.

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Monday
Mar302015

Two Wall Streeters jailed four years for Venezuela bribes

The former chief executive officer of Direct Access Partners LLC and a managing director were each sentenced to four years in prison Friday for bribing a Venezuela state bank official in return for bond trading business.

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