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Richard L. Cassin Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman Senior Editor

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

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Richard Bistrong Contributing Editor 

Eric Carlson Contributing Editor

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FCPA Blog Daily News

Friday
Jan052018

FINRA penalizes Citigroup $11 million for telling customers to buy when it meant sell

For nearly five years Citigroup Inc. sent retail customers the wrong research ratings on more than 1,800 stocks, causing many to buy and hold shares they never would have owned.

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Friday
Jan052018

Maggie McGaharan: Where does your inspiration come from?

Growing up, I always knew there was something different about me and how my mind worked. I struggled to tie my shoes until I was eleven years old. To this day I cannot properly hold a pen or scissors. Nobody understood what was wrong with me, not even my teachers.

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Thursday
Jan042018

Petrobras pays $2.95 billion to resolve U.S. class action corruption claims

Brazil's state-controlled energy giant Petrobras signed an agreement to settle a securities class action lawsuit filed in federal court in New York that alleged shareholders lost money because of corruption at the company.

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Thursday
Jan042018

Big FCPA story for 2018: Whistleblower rewards?

Have FCPA whistleblower tips reached a critical mass, so that more enforcement actions will follow?

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Thursday
Jan042018

More Och-Ziff fallout: FCPA defendant Michael Cohen indicted for fraud

A former hedge fund highflier charged last year with civil FCPA violations is now indicted for defrauding a big charitable foundation by hiding his conflicts of interest in a multi-million dollar investment deal.

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Wednesday
Jan032018

Richard Bistrong: Would I hurt others to help myself?

Brunhilde Pomsel, from A German LifeAt the Cinema Village in Greenwich Village, one of New York's last remaining arthouse movie theaters, I went to a screening over the holidays of A German Life. It was a brutal experience.

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Wednesday
Jan032018

The three most important FCPA stories of 2017

There was plenty to ponder when looking for the biggest FCPA stories from last year. The flurry of enforcement actions in January before the transition in Washington to a new Administration. Suspense about whether the new crew would enforce the FCPA at all? Then some startling new mega-cases that reshuffled the Top Ten list.

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Tuesday
Jan022018

Martin Kenney on Hurricane Irma, U.S. hypocrisy, EU bullies and more

When 2017 began, I did not envisage how my life would change. I live and work in the British Virgin islands (BVI), a location rapidly becoming famous due to the publication of the Panama Papers and more latterly the Paradise Papers.

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Tuesday
Jan022018

At Keppel, it wasn't a rogue employee. It was widespread corruption

Keppel Offshore & Marine acted against 17 former or current employees for their roles in the Brazil bribery scandal the company resolved in December for $422 million.

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Tuesday
Jan022018

2017 FCPA Enforcement Index

Last year 11 companies paid just over $1.92 billion to resolve FCPA cases.

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Tuesday
Jan022018

Job: Corporate Counsel, Global Legal Compliance

Job Title: Corporate Counsel, Global Legal Compliance

Employer: Marriott International, Inc

Location: Bethesda, Maryland USA

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Friday
Dec292017

Kmart whistleblower awarded $9 million for prescription drug overcharges

A pharmacist at a Kmart in Ohio was awarded $9.3 million for his lawsuit that alleged Kmart was overcharging government-sponsored insurance programs.

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