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FCPA Blog Daily News

Monday
Sep252017

Andy Spalding: A plea to the DOJ -- bring back pre-existing compliance

At a recent conference, I had the good fortune of asking a former high-ranking DOJ official, “how is it that pre-existing compliance is no part of the Pilot Program’s penalty reductions and declinations?”

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Monday
Sep252017

Job: Sr. Corporate Counsel, Governance and Compliance

Job Title: Sr. Corporate Counsel, Governance and Compliance

Employer: Rimini Street, Inc.

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada or remote

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Friday
Sep222017

Three former Telia executives charged in Sweden

Swedish prosecutors charged three former executives of Telia Company AB Friday with bribery in Uzbekistan, including a former CEO.

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Friday
Sep222017

Telia tops our new Top Ten list (after we do some math)

Sweden's Telia Company AB agreed Thursday with the DOJ and SEC to pay total penalties of $965 million to resolve FCPA offenses in Uzbekistan.

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Thursday
Sep212017

Telia disgorges $457 million to SEC, agrees to $965 million in total penalties for FCPA offenses

The SEC said in an enforcement order Thursday that Sweden's Telia Company AB will disgorge $457 million to resolve FCPA violations in Uzbekistan.

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Thursday
Sep212017

Telia agrees to pay $548.6 million criminal fine for FCPA violations

Swedish telephone firm Telia Company AB agreed Thursday to pay $548.6 million in criminal penalties to resolve FCPA offenses in Uzbekistan.

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Thursday
Sep212017

Canada companies disclose FCPA-related investigations

There are currently six companies based in Canada that have disclosed open and ongoing FCPA-related investigations.

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Thursday
Sep212017

FinCEN warns banks about laundering Venezuela bribe money

The Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued an advisory Wednesday to alert banks about graft money flowing out of Venezuela.

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Thursday
Sep212017

SEC discloses hack of Edgar

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Wednesday hackers broke into its electronic document storage system last year.

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Wednesday
Sep202017

Judge Sporkin et al: The FCPA at 40 (Live and streaming on September 25)

Two of the key players in the events leading up to the FCPA’s enactment in 1977 -- Judge Stanley Sporkin and Jack Blum -- will be part of a panel talking about the FCPA’s historical underpinnings and ongoing significance.

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Wednesday
Sep202017

Bill Waite on the SFO: Five More Years!

Almost six years ago I wrote a post for the FCPA Blog called "At The SFO, Green Shoots." The post was about the appointment of David Green CB QC as the new head of the UK Serious Fraud Office.  

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Wednesday
Sep202017

Andy Spalding: The strange disappearance of pre-existing compliance

The word “disappearance” does not suggest that the thing has ceased to exist. It simply means we can’t see it. Maybe it still exists, maybe it does not. But because it’s no longer visible, we wonder.

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