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FCPA Blog Daily News

Monday
Oct162017

How much do Chief Compliance Officers make?

The national average salary for a Chief Compliance Officer is nearly $132,000, according to Glassdoor, with some CCOs making more than $250,000 a year.

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Monday
Oct162017

Global auto parts industry faces FCPA scrutiny

Three auto parts companies have disclosed open and ongoing FCPA investigations.

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Monday
Oct162017

Job: Counsel/Sr. Counsel, Compliance

Job Title: Counsel/Sr. Counsel, Compliance

Employer: LyondellBasell

Location: Houston, Texas USA

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Friday
Oct132017

SEC awards whistleblower $1 million

The Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday awarded a company outsider more than $1 million for helping stop illegal practices that were hurting investors.

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Friday
Oct132017

Sexual harassment as a business risk

There's a great post by Heidi Moore on LinkedIn about why boards should view sexual harassment as a business risk, and deal with it that way.

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Friday
Oct132017

UK enforcement: FCA bans husband and wife for hiding offshore cash

A husband and wife lied to authorities to conceal assets from a bankruptcy trustee after their financial advisory firm went bust and caused nearly £4 million ($5.25 million) in losses to customers.

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Thursday
Oct122017

Jessica Tillipman on Equifax: Should it be debarred? Not necessarily

The nation collectively gasped last week when the media reported that the IRS awarded Equifax a $7.25 million sole source contract to “verify taxpayer identities and help prevent fraud.”

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Thursday
Oct122017

Florida businessman pleads guilty in Venezuela PDVSA bribery scheme

The part owner of several Florida-based businesses pleaded guilty Wednesday to foreign bribery charges in a plot to win contracts from Venezuela’s state oil company.

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Thursday
Oct122017

Resource Alert: The TRACE Bribery Risk Matrix

One of the main components of a comprehensive anti-bribery risk assessment is evaluating the risks pertaining to a given country. Both the FCPA Guidance and the UK Bribery Act 2010 Guidance highlight country risk as one of the key areas that should be addressed when conducting an assessment.

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Wednesday
Oct112017

Swedish court acquits Russian in Bombardier bribe trial

A Russian employee of Bombardier accused of aggravated bribery was acquitted Wednesday when the District Court in Stockholm ruled the charges couldn't be proved.

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Wednesday
Oct112017

Study: Whistleblower reward programs discourage whistleblowers

A new study found that financial rewards can unintentionally cause whistleblowers to delay reporting fraud or not report it at all. 

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Tuesday
Oct102017

Resource Alert: New guidance for UK companies (and everyone else)

Transparency International UK rolled out a new tool Tuesday to help companies in the UK and overseas create anti-bribery compliance programs and evaluate their effectiveness.

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