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FCPA Blog Daily News

Tuesday
Oct102017

Rupert Evill on business partner risks: Stress-test your business

A key challenge for most companies is finding qualified business partners with an understanding and acceptance of ethics and compliance best practice. The challenge is most acute in markets where the state dominates commerce or with stringent local content requirements.

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Monday
Oct092017

John Arvanitis: A compliance plan for FinCEN’s new customer due diligence rule

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network's Final Rule regarding customer due diligence will soon be in force. With implementation required by May 11, 2018, covered financial institutions must ensure their due diligence programs are in line with FinCEN’s guidance on core elements of a customer due diligence program.

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Monday
Oct092017

The top 15 countries named in FCPA-related disclosures

Of the 120-plus companies that have disclosed ongoing FCPA-related investigations, 85 have named at least one country.

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Monday
Oct092017

Job: Chief Compliance Officer

Job Title: Chief Compliance Officer

Employer: Albemarle Corporation

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina USA

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Friday
Oct062017

OFAC fines paper company for illegal exports from Canada

The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control fined a Connecticut-based company Thursday for exporting paper from Canada to Sudan.

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Friday
Oct062017

California compliance officer convicted of perjury

An employee of a San Diego County business that provides porta potties was convicted of two counts of perjury for lying to a federal grand jury.

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Friday
Oct062017

Middleman in Landmark 72 bribe and fraud case jailed for 42 months

The con man who ripped off a father and son who thought they were bribing a Middle East sovereign wealth fund to land a real estate deal in Vietnam was sentenced to prison Thursday.

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Thursday
Oct052017

Feds bring new charges against Joseph Baptiste

A retired U.S. Army colonel was charged in an indictment filed Wednesday for his alleged role in a foreign bribery and money laundering scheme in connection with a planned $84 million port development project in Haiti.

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Thursday
Oct052017

Kunal Gupta on Diwali gifts: Are you wrapping up a bribe?

Diwali is one of the most anticipated and celebrated festivals in India. It is also a festival of giving gifts and most often, compliance professionals struggle with policies and nuances of law around this time on giving gifts which can take the color of bribe.  

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Thursday
Oct052017

World Bank debars three after probe of Manila environmental projects 

The World Bank Group Wednesday said it debarred two companies and an individual for integrity violations related to World Bank-financed contracts in the Philippines.

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Wednesday
Oct042017

FINRA bars former Goldman Sachs banker linked to 1MBD

Wall Street's independent regulator banned a former Goldman Sachs banker linked to a Malaysia sovereign wealth fund that was allegedly looted, after he said he wouldn't cooperate with the regulator's investigation.

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Wednesday
Oct042017

Karen E. Gray: ISO 37001 certification can help companies prepare for DOJ industry sweeps

After news broke that the U.S. Department of Justice was investigating Uber’s potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices in late August, the National Law Review wrote, “In our experience, once DOJ begins learning about a particular industry in such an investigation, the investigation will expand to other players within the industry. It’s called an ‘industry sweep,’ and it’s a thing.”

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