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FCPA Blog Daily News

Monday
Mar202017

U.S. News: Compliance Officer is hot job for MBAs

U.S. News and World Report said Monday that aspiring MBA students should consider a career as a compliance officer.

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Monday
Mar202017

U.S. law prohibits contingent fees in government contracts, except to ‘bona fide’ agents

There is a long-standing debate over the benefits and drawbacks of using intermediaries to generate and retain business.

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Monday
Mar202017

Alice BrightSky: Why people commit white collar crimes (and how to stop them)

We’ve all heard of them -- the Bernie Madoffs and Michael Milkens whose cinematic crimes have painted our perception of white-collar criminality.

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Friday
Mar172017

Tom Fox: Raid on Jones Day German office clouds FCPA investigations

International investigations are the heart and soul of FCPA inquiries. As denoted by its title, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act deals with bribes and offers to foreign officials and those of foreign state owned enterprises.

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Friday
Mar172017

French authorities join Airbus bribery probe

Airbus Group SE said Thursday that French investigators have opened a preliminary investigation into allegations of fraud, bribery, and corruption in the company's civil aviation business.

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Friday
Mar172017

Practice Note: A jury instruction on FCPA corporate responsibility

Privately-held Lindsey Manufacturing is the only corporation to ever face a full jury trial for alleged FCPA offenses.

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Thursday
Mar162017

Resource Alert: Have we mentioned ‘Our Lists’ lately? 

Don't forget to check out Our Lists. They're all below.

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Thursday
Mar162017

Finding perverse incentives is hard, fixing them can be harder

Searching for perverse incentives that can become compliance land mines means messing with people’s pay.

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Wednesday
Mar152017

Avoiding scandal damage: A due diligence plan for corporate sports sponsors

In recent years, the global sports audience has witnessed many corruption scandals. Such scandals can significantly impact the reputation of the brands sponsoring athletes and the competitions organized by sports institutions.

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Wednesday
Mar152017

Do e-government and digital technologies really help to prevent corruption?

E-government to business (G2B) such as e-procurement, e-tax filing and e-sourcing are often cited as being useful to reduce interface between companies and government officials and thus the scope for discretionary decisions, thereby diminishing the opportunities for bribery.

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Wednesday
Mar152017

Tom Fox: In British cycling and Uber, culture matters

Sir Bradley WigginsOne really cannot argue with the success of the British cycling program. As noted in an editorial in the Financial Times, in the most recent three Olympics the team has won 38 medals, 22 of which were gold.

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Wednesday
Mar152017

New indictment charges Navy admiral, eight others in Fat Leonard bribery case

Retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Bruce LovelessA grand jury indictment unsealed Tuesday charged a U.S. Navy admiral and eight other active or retired officers with taking bribes from a Singapore-based defense contractor.

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