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FCPA Blog Daily News

Monday
Aug072017

Sleaze in the cinema: In a world without the FCPA . . . . . 

Dear FCPA Blog,

Just a quick note of congratulations on hitting the 10-year mark --  quite a feat of endurance and undoubtedly one of the most influential journalism sites for business during this period.

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Monday
Aug072017

Teradata discloses FCPA investigation

Teradata Corporation said in an SEC filing Friday that it discovered "questionable expenditures for travel, gifts and other expenses" at a subsidiary doing business in Turkey.

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Friday
Aug042017

Video: After ten years, we blow the whistle

August 7 will mark a decade since our first post in this space. And 3,653 days later (counting the leap days), we're still having a ball.

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Friday
Aug042017

The top five industries with open investigations

Here are the top five industries ranked by the number of companies with disclosed open FCPA-related investigations as of today, according to FCPA Tracker:

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Thursday
Aug032017

Frances McLeod: Yes, you really can (and should) audit culture

In a popular post last month for the FCPA Blog that stirred lots of discussion, Frances McLeod made the case why companies should audit culture change as part of their compliance programs.

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Thursday
Aug032017

Bill Steinman: Can you trust your offset advisor? 

Satisfying offset obligations is hard. Readers will recall that offsets are financial obligations imposed on defense contractors by foreign government customers as a condition to defense procurements.  

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Wednesday
Aug022017

Arturo del Castillo: What we learned (and what we forgot) about Enron

On December 2, 2001, the world woke up with shocking news: Enron filed for Chapter 11 protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. Thus began one of the most important corporate fraud scandals in the history of capitalism.

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Wednesday
Aug022017

Oehninger and Fehling: A Primer on Insurance Coverage for FCPA Claims and Investigations

Historically, targets of FCPA investigations have assumed that any FCPA-related losses were not covered by insurance, but in recent years the landscape has changed.

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Tuesday
Aug012017

Andy Spalding: The Olympic anti-corruption era begins

Yesterday’s announcement that the 2028 Summer Olympics have been awarded to Los Angeles has an underappreciated significance for the anti-corruption movement. It is the first Olympic Games in which the host city will be under a contractual obligation to prevent corruption.

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Tuesday
Aug012017

Rogers and Todorov: How does the new UK law define gross human rights abuses?

In the prior post, we introduced readers to the UK's Criminal Finances Act, a new law that expands remedies for UK prosecutors to use against gross human rights abuses. But what are gross human rights abuses?

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Tuesday
Aug012017

Compliance Alert: Lessons from OFAC’s recent enforcement action against non-U.S. companies

Last week the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control announced a $12 million settlement with CSE Global Limited and its subsidiary, CSE TransTel Pte. Ltd., both based in Singapore.

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Monday
Jul312017

Jerry Fang: Local Chinese regulator develops anti-bribery management system based on ISO 37001

In June this year, the Market Supervision Commission of the Shenzhen Municipality published an instructive standard document named Anti-bribery Management System Shenzhen Standard to help companies and other organizations prevent bribery, and detect and deal with any bribery that does occur.  

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