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FCPA Blog Daily News

Friday
Nov242017

Pharmacy compliance director pleads guilty to cover up

The former compliance director of an Indiana compounding pharmacy pleaded guilty Wednesday to introducing adulterated drugs into interstate commerce and then covering up the offenses by obstructing the Food and Drug Administration.

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Thursday
Nov232017

Job: Manager, Compliance Systems & Operations, and Data Analytics

Job Title: Manager, Compliance Systems & Operations, and Data Analytics

Employer: Edwards Lifesciences

Location: Irvine, California USA

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Wednesday
Nov222017

How disagreements bring us together

The opposite of agreement isn't disagreement, it's confusion. Until we fully understand what the other person is talking about, we can't join them in a discussion about it. Without a discussion, we can't really know if we agree or disagree. We can only be confused.

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Wednesday
Nov222017

China company denies links to Africa bribery

Former Hong Kong home secretary Patrick HoThe Chinese energy company that U.S. prosecutors say benefited from millions of dollars in bribes allegedly paid to officials in Africa has denied that it was involved in any way with the corruption.

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Tuesday
Nov212017

Job: Manager, Global Ethics & Compliance

Job Title: Manager, Global Ethics & Compliance

Employer: Xylem Inc.

Location: Anywhere

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Tuesday
Nov212017

Cody Worthington: A creative garden for the compliance community

I finished my first FCPA investigation in 2007 and sought to learn more about this uniquely American law and its requirements.

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Tuesday
Nov212017

Richard Bistrong: The FCPA helps define our role as global corporate citizens

In December 2015, I wrote about spending two Thanksgivings in federal prison. Even now, after being out of prison for twice the time I spent there, I know I'll never forget the separation from friends and loved ones. 

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Tuesday
Nov212017

Four mining companies disclose FCPA-related investigations

Four companies from the mining sector have disclosed open FCPA-related investigations.

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Monday
Nov202017

DOJ charges two in Chinese plot to bribe Africa officials

The DOJ unsealed a criminal complaint Monday charging the head of a Hong Kong-based NGO and the former foreign minister of Senegal with bribing high-level officials in Chad and Uganda to help a Chinese oil and gas company.

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Monday
Nov202017

Bill Steinman: An FCPA lawyer looks at Stars Wars

When Jimmy Carter signed the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act into law in December 1977, it couldn’t have been further from my mind. Had it entered my consciousness at all -- which it likely didn’t -- it would have been crowded out by Luke Skywalker, Chewbacca and Darth Vader.

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Monday
Nov202017

FinCEN fines California card club $8 million for AML offenses

The Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network fined one of California's biggest and oldest card clubs $8 million for willfully violating U.S. anti-money laundering laws.

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Monday
Nov202017

Carsten Tams: Can ‘allegation escrows’ remedy the underreporting of sexual harassment?

Ethical violations in general are underreported, and sexual assault yet even more so. Various studies estimate that 40 percent to 60 percent of observed misconduct is never reported.

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