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FCPA Blog Daily News

Tuesday
Aug072018

Alison Taylor: Do compliance officers have a role in corporate activism?

Almost a year ago, James Cohen and I wrote about six megatrends that we believed would fundamentally transform how companies regard ethics, integrity, and the role of compliance. It seems clear that several of these trends are already making their way into the corporate status quo, admittedly faster than we expected.

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Tuesday
Aug072018

Richard Bistrong: Embrace the best compliance resource of all

Two great recent posts on the FCPA Blog talked about the heavy demands on compliance professionals generated by the global regulatory patchwork.

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Monday
Aug062018

Nan Wang: Two thousand foreign companies have ADRs. But do they have compliance?

Growing up in the People’s Republic of China, I often heard the proverb, “water that is too clean has no fish.” Sadly, the adage is a rationalization for corruption. It claims that ethical business doesn’t yield profits.

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Monday
Aug062018

The ethics of the A-bomb

Seventy-three years ago today, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima.

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Monday
Aug062018

Job: Chief Compliance Officer

Job Title: Chief Compliance Officer

Employer: Leica Biosystems

Location: Buffalo Grove, Illinois USA

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Friday
Aug032018

Tom Fox: What part of ‘zero tolerance’ don’t they understand?

What does it mean to have a zero-tolerance policy for illegal or unethical conduct? Does it mean no as in never, no as in maybe, or no as in we’ll see?

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Thursday
Aug022018

Vlora Marmullakaj: Anti-corruption challenges in a post-conflict country

I'm from Kosovo. It's one of Europe's smallest countries -- about half the size of Vermont -- and its newest, having emerged after nearly ten years of war as an independent state in 2008.

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Wednesday
Aug012018

Feds make another FCPA arrest in PDVSA bribery case

A dual U.S.-Venezuelan citizen was arrested at Miami International Airport Tuesday and charged with bribing an official at Venezuela's state-owned energy company.

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Wednesday
Aug012018

World Bank debars China infotech firm

The World Bank debarred a Chinese information technology firm Wednesday for providing a fake certificate for technical equipment needed on a traffic control project in China.

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Wednesday
Aug012018

In Japan, anti-corruption pros band together to help companies comply

A dozen private-practice lawyers in Tokyo, including partners from the top firms, are helping Japanese companies comply with anti-bribery laws by publishing guidance and working with foreign enforcement agencies on behalf of the companies.

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Wednesday
Aug012018

Eric Lochner: Panasonic provides a teachable moment

The Panasonic enforcement action in April -- resulting in $280 million in penalties and disgorgement to the DOJ and SEC -- offers almost every lesson a compliance officer might want to discuss about anti-bribery programs.

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Tuesday
Jul312018

ISO 37001: Let’s ask some tough questions

The debate about the ISO 37001 anti-bribery management system hasn't gone away. Compliance professionals are still asking tough questions.

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