Search

Editors

Richard L. Cassin Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman Senior Editor

Michael Scher
Senior Editor

Elizabeth K. Spahn Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson Contributing Editor

Michael Kuria Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox Contributing Editor

Philip Fitzgerald Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn Contributing Editor

Bill Waite Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets Contributing Editor

Brook Horowitz Contributing Editor

Connect

Subscribe to receive the free FCPA Blog daily

Close
FCPA Blog Daily News

Wednesday
Nov262014

For sweet potato fries and other great gifts

My message this year is simple:

I am thankful for the principle of forgiveness, without which no human society, large or small, could ever endure.

Happy Thanksgiving,

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
Nov262014

It's Travel Safety, Not Travel Security

Nearly all businesses think, discuss, manage or undertake travel in some shape or form. Some manage multiple aspects of travel, including security and the popular term of "Duty of Care." But despite this growing trend, most travel and risk managers still have the wrong idea on what must be managed and what should be managed.

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
Nov262014

Job: Corporate Compliance Director (Avaya)

Job Title: Corporate Compliance Director

Employer: Avaya

Location:  Basking Ridge, New Jersey or Santa Clara, California

Click to read more ...

Tuesday
Nov252014

SFO Director Green: ‘There are plenty of foxes for the hounds to chase down’

Image courtesy of the SFOAt Pinsent Masons regulatory conference in London a few weeks ago, David Green, the chief of the UK Serious Fraud Office, talked about how many known frauds happen on his turf. Here's a hint: Lock up the silverware because it's a growth industry.

Click to read more ...

Tuesday
Nov252014

‘Guns blazing’ defense of FCPA compliance from the Chamber of Commerce

Recently one of the most unlikely sources for praise of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) came out to inform us all that corporations are the cornerstone of FCPA compliance and enforcement. You may be surprised to find out it was the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. It came in the Chamber’s Amicus Curie filing in a case currently being considered by the Texas Supreme Court, Shell v. Writt, which is unusual because it is a state supreme court case, which touches on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

Click to read more ...

Tuesday
Nov252014

FAW-Volkswagen fires its Mad Men

FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Co Ltd, a joint venture of China’s state carmaker FAW Group Corp and Volkswagen AG, has stopped delaing with 19 public relations firms and advertising agencies in the wake of massive corruption uncovered at the group.

Click to read more ...

Monday
Nov242014

Sigelman to DOJ: Prove it

Joseph Sigelman, a former co-CEO of PetroTiger Ltd., is demanding a criminal trial for charges against him in a federal indictment that include four FCPA-related offenses, as well as conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering.

Click to read more ...

Monday
Nov242014

IKEA’s charitable giving in Russia and the FCPA (Part Six)

This is the final post in my series analyzing IKEA’s charitable contributions in Russia in the 1990s and early 2000s. I haven’t presumed IKEA was subject to the FCPA when the events happened or that any FCPA violations might have occurred. Instead, I’ve looked at IKEA’s Russia experience to learn more about charitable giving under the FCPA and how to manage giving programs.

Click to read more ...

Monday
Nov242014

Engaging far-flung managers and employees in a compliance culture

Paul Gennaro, senior vice president and chief communications officer, AECOM, discusses how to promote a culture of integrityCompliance professionals -- especially at global companies with managers and employees from many locations, time zones and cultures -- always face the tough task of plugging those persons into the compliance culture.

Click to read more ...

Monday
Nov242014

Book Review: Tom Fox’s Doing Compliance: Design, Create, and Implement an Effective Anti-Corruption Compliance Program

Compliance must be thorough, systematic, and highly attentive to detail. But no one ever said it had to be boring. And Tom Fox has proven this yet again. His Doing Compliance provides the most sophisticated and comprehensive compliance guidance available, with a delivery that is witty, lively, and even entertaining.

Click to read more ...