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FCPA Blog Daily News

Tuesday
Jun122018

IACA seeks partners in long-term compliance research project

The International Anti-Corruption Academy near Vienna, Austria -- best known for its advanced degree programs and shorter training sessions for mid-career compliance professionals and others -- is looking for participants in its Corporate Compliance Program Benchmark Project.

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Monday
Jun112018

Bill Steinman: The FCPA is not dead redux

Last week the Department of Justice reminded us that the FCPA remains a force to be reckoned with. And for the second time in as many years, I’ve taken to my keyboard to remind the world that, despite so many hopes and predictions, FCPA enforcement is not dead.

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Monday
Jun112018

Gerry Zack: Those are not Compliance Officers at ZTE

As reported on the FCPA Blog on June 7, in the Commerce Department’s announcement of its settlement with ZTE Corporation, it referred to a requirement for ZTE to “retain a team of special compliance coordinators selected by and answerable to” the Commerce Department for ten years.

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Monday
Jun112018

Job: Compliance Director - Anti Bribery

Job Title: Compliance Director - Anti Bribery

Employer: Citigroup Inc.

Location: Washington, DC USA

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Friday
Jun082018

Hating on the FCPA won't make it go away

The lawyer from Europe was quick to tell us what she thinks of the FCPA. "It's really just a weapon against non-U.S. companies," she said. "Very bad."

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Thursday
Jun072018

Deal announced for U.S. to embed ZTE compliance group for 10 years

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said Thursday that China's ZTE will pay $1 billion in penalties, put $400 million in escrow, and accept a U.S.-appointed compliance department.

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Thursday
Jun072018

SocGen replaces Total SA on the Top Ten list

In the first change to the FCPA Blog's Top Ten list in 2018, Paris-based banking giant Société Générale S.A. landed in the fifth spot with its $585 million resolution Monday with the DOJ.

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Thursday
Jun072018

FCA punishes Canara Bank for AML failures

The UK Financial Conduct Authority fined India's Canara Bank about $1.2 million Wednesday for a series of AML failures and barred it from accepting deposits from new customers for nearly five months.

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Wednesday
Jun062018

Credit Suisse pays DOJ $47 million to end Asia princeling investigation

Banking giant Credit Suisse Group AG said Wednesday it has agreed to pay a $47 million penalty to the Justice Department to end an FCPA investigation into hiring practices in Asia.

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Wednesday
Jun062018

Illya Antonenko: Does Sapin II allow due diligence under the GDPR?

On May 24, I wrote a post for the FCPA Blog about TRACE's concerns that Article 10 of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) presents an obstacle to anti-bribery due diligence of third parties, and how we have advocated for an EU-wide, or at least a national-level, solution.

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Tuesday
Jun052018

Siemens nominates compliance professional to Board

Compliance professionals should exult as a major global concern, Siemens, has named a CCO to its Board of Directors.

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Tuesday
Jun052018

Olympic compliance and Paris 2024: It’s France’s turn to lead

The Paris 2024 Summer Olympics present an historic opportunity for the Olympic Movement, the French compliance industry, and the global anti-corruption effort. In a brief two-year span -- 2016 to 2017 -- three extraordinary events converged:

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