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Andy Spalding Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn Editor Emeritus 

Cody Worthington Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn Contributing Editor

Bill Waite Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong Contributing Editor 

Eric Carlson Contributing Editor

Bill Steinman Contributing Editor

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FCPA Blog Daily News

Friday
Feb082019

Digital ‘red envelopes’ are a risk this Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year began February 5 and kicked off the Year of the Pig. In China, employees begin a mass migration out of the large cities and back to their hometowns to visit family, relatives, and long-time friends.

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Thursday
Feb072019

Unaoil fallout: Petrofac exec admits sprawling Middle East bribe scheme

The former global head of sales for Petrofac International Limited pleaded guilty Wednesday to UK Bribery Act violations related to over $50 million in bribes involving projects in Iraq and Saudi Arabia. 

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Thursday
Feb072019

Sorry, but corruption can be measured

In a recent FCPA Blog post, William Weaver argued that "actual corruption is essentially unmeasurable," and that "our imperfect measurements of corruption, even more accurate random forced response surveys, have found only a noisy relationship between perceptions of corruption and its reality."

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Wednesday
Feb062019

World Bank debars two waste management companies and their owner for fraud

The World Bank Wednesday debarred two Nigerian waste management companies and their owner for five years for "engaging in fraudulent practices" involving a project in Nigeria. 

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Wednesday
Feb062019

Dick Cassin retires

Dick Cassin, founder of the FCPA BlogDick Cassin, who founded this Blog nearly twelve years ago, is retiring. Effective this month, Dick is taking what we might call senior status, becoming the editor at large. His extraordinarily capable son, Harry, has taken over daily operations. 

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Wednesday
Feb062019

Zero-tolerance policies are dishonest and damaging 

These days, I sometimes begin my classes on corruption with an unusual admission. I announce to my students -- who may be judges, police officers, military investigators, bureaucrats or any other variety of public official -- that corruption is not a problem removed from me. I am corrupted too.

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Tuesday
Feb052019

Job: Program Manager / Component Leader Collective Action Illegal Wildlife Trafficking Program (IWT)

Job Title: Program Manager / Component Leader Collective Action Illegal Wildlife Trafficking Program (IWT)

Employer: Basel Institute on Governance

Location: Basel, Switzerland

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Tuesday
Feb052019

Goldman Sachs targets executive pay over 1MBD scandal

In a filing with the SEC, Goldman Sachs said 2018 equity-based pay awards would be subject to clawbacks depending on the results of the 1MDB investigations. 

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Monday
Feb042019

Former SNC-Lavalin chief pleads guilty in bribery case

Pierre Duhaime (Image courtesy of Montreal Council on Foreign Relations)Former SNC-Lavalin CEO Pierre Duhaime pleaded guilty Friday to helping a public servant commit breach of trust.

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Monday
Feb042019

Job: Senior General Attorney

Job Title: Senior General Attorney

Employer: Lockheed Martin Corporation

Location: Fort Worth, Texas USA

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Monday
Feb042019

Did real estate broker plead guilty under seal to outstanding FCPA charges?

A recent docket update by the Southern District of New York suggests that Andrew Simon, a Manhattan-based commercial real estate broker charged in 2017 with conspiring to violate the FCPA, has pleaded guilty under seal and is scheduled to be sentenced later this month.

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Friday
Feb012019

Cosmetics company violated OFAC’s North Korea sanctions

Image courtesy of ELFThe Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control fined a California-based cosmetics company nearly $1 million for importing fake eyelash kits that contained materials from North Korea.

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