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FCPA Blog Daily News

Friday
Apr132018

John Arvanitis: Complying with FinCEN's new customer due diligence rules

Kroll's John ArvanitisOn May 11, FinCEN's Final Rule regarding customer due diligence will be in force. That means covered financial institutions will have to make sure their due diligence programs are in line with FinCEN’s guidance on core elements of a customer due diligence program.

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Thursday
Apr122018

Martin Kenney: Hey, the G-7 countries sell passports too

They are regularly described as ‘Golden Visas’, a take on the popular Roald Dahl tale of the lucky finders of the golden ticket granting entry to Charlie Bucket’s chocolate factory. Like the children’s book and subsequent films, there is the potential for a dark side to materialize out of the numerous Citizenship for Investment Programs (CIPs) operating around the globe.

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Thursday
Apr122018

Selva Ozelli: U.S. struggles to balance tax transparency and national security

On March 12, President Trump issued an executive order blocking the biggest tech merger in history for fear that Broadcom Ltd “might take action that threatens to impair the national security of the United States.”

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Wednesday
Apr112018

Job: Investigator & Senior Investigators

Job Title: Investigator & Senior Investigators

Employer: The Global Fund

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

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Wednesday
Apr112018

Shruti Shah: Growing bipartisan interest in beneficial ownership transparency

I have written several times in the past about how anonymous/shell companies facilitate corruption and limit the ability of investigators to hold corrupt officials accountable. I have also been critical of the limited progress in the United States on this front. 

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Wednesday
Apr112018

Pulvirenti and Bray: Time to remove Australia’s facilitation payment defense?

The Australian Senate on March 28 released its long-awaited report on foreign bribery. The report supports recent government proposals to introduce Deferred Prosecution Agreements and a corporate “failure to prevent corruption” offense, while also strengthening whistleblower protections.

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Tuesday
Apr102018

Norm Keith: Here are the features of Canada’s DPA scheme

The Canadian Government has announced that it will be moving forward, albeit slowly, with a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) system.

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Tuesday
Apr102018

Archer and Dudzinski: Use resources in other departments to supplement compliance

As much as compliance officers dream of unlimited staff and funding, the reality is that compliance departments often face the challenge of managing complex global risks with inadequate resources.

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Monday
Apr092018

Job: Director, Ethics & Compliance Franchise Advisor: Ophtha/Respiratory

Job Title: Director, Ethics & Compliance Franchise Advisor: Ophtha/Respiratory

Employer: Novartis

Location: East Hanover, New Jersey USA

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Monday
Apr092018

Spinelli and Murtha: FCPA due diligence in healthcare M&A

At a conference recently, Sandra Moser, the acting Chief of the Fraud Section of the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that the prosecutors from the agencies' Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Unit would be collaborating with the Corporate Strike Force of DOJ's Health Care Fraud Unit to investigate healthcare corruption here in the United States and abroad.

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Monday
Apr092018

Chinese scientist jailed 10 years for stealing GMO rice

A Chinese scientist was sentenced to 121 months in federal prison for trying to steal samples of a variety of rice seeds from a Kansas bio-pharma research lab.

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Monday
Apr092018

Job: Director of Economic Sanctions & Anti-Corruption

Job Title: Director of Economic Sanctions & Anti-Corruption

Employer: First Republic Bank

Location: San Francisco, California USA

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