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FCPA Blog Daily News

Friday
Nov162018

Seminar: The protection and image of whistleblowers (November 29)

Transparency International Netherlands is hosting a half-day seminar and webinar called "Blowing the Whistle - Pride, Prejudice & Protection."

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Friday
Nov162018

Job: Vice President, Compliance

Job Title: Vice President, Compliance

Employer: Blueprint Medicines

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts USA

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Friday
Nov162018

FinCEN expands beneficial owner reporting for cash real estate deals

The Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued an order Thursday expanding the requirement for title insurance companies to report the beneficial owners of shell companies buying residential real estate for cash or cryptocurrencies.

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Thursday
Nov152018

OFAC adds 17 Saudis to Magnitsky sanctions list

Murdered Saudi journalist Jamal KhashoggiThe U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated three Saudi officials and 14 members of a hit team for their role in murdering Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Thursday
Nov152018

New Company Policy: Don't pay bribes

One of Mary Barra's first acts as CEO of General Motors was crazy. The HR department and others opposed it. But she went ahead anyway.

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Thursday
Nov152018

Corruption kills another Olympic dream

The City of Calgary voted resoundingly in Tuesday's plebiscite to withdraw its bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics. While Olympic corruption did not quite deal the bid’s death blow, it was certainly a co-conspirator.

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Wednesday
Nov142018

Developing an internal due diligence procedure? Start here

Risk profiling third parties is now a critical stage of any due diligence process. As businesses continue to expand and grow, more and more factors must be considered when assessing the risk level of a given third party -- whether a vendor, customer, or agent.

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Wednesday
Nov142018

Fat Leonard ‘ghostwriter’ pleads guilty

Retired Navy Capt. Jeffrey Breslau (Navy photo)A retired U.S. Navy captain who secretly edited documents and wrote emails for a defense contractor who was defrauding the Navy pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of conflict of interest.

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Wednesday
Nov142018

China creates more anti-bribery prosecution tools

China recently amended its Criminal Procedure Law (CPL) to codify rules encouraging cooperation in government investigations, align with the new national supervision system, and introduce trials in absentia for certain crimes, including bribery and corruption.

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Tuesday
Nov132018

What happened at Tim Leissner's plea hearing?

Last week the transcript from Tim Leissner's August 28 plea hearing was unsealed and posted online, courtesy of the Financial Times.

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Tuesday
Nov132018

Surprise: Federal, state, and local agencies enforce Brazil’s anti-corruption law

Brazil’s federal prosecutors, judges, and Comptroller General (CGU) have become world-famous for enforcing Brazil’s anti-corruption laws. But few outside Brazil realize that interpretation and enforcement of Brazil’s flagship anti-corruption law, the Clean Companies Act, does not end with the federal government.

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Monday
Nov122018

Forty-four ways to fix ISO 37001

We don't know what will happen with ISO 37001. Will it flourish and become a global standard, or will it languish?  But there is certainly room to improve what we have been given. The following are suggested possible changes to address the concerns raised by ISO 37001.

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