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FCPA Blog Daily News

Wednesday
Mar272019

World Bank debars Vietnam water and sewerage company

The World Bank Wednesday debarred a state-owned Vietnamese water and sewerage company for one year for "fraudulent practices" involving a project in Vietnam. 

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Wednesday
Mar272019

There's no perfect way to measure corruption. So what?

Jonathan Rusch seems to indicate in his post that we disagree about data. I think we disagree mostly about the best attitude for decision-makers. Rusch indicates that I somehow disparage data, almost as if I were disparaging how someone earns a living, but to paraphrase Don Corleone, I too work with data. In fact, I’m a big fan of information.

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Wednesday
Mar272019

Park-Ohio Industries warns about ‘zombie’ FCPA investigation

An American manufacturing company said last week it will stop updating disclosures about an FCPA investigation the SEC hasn't commented on for five years.

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Tuesday
Mar262019

SEC awards $50 million to two whistleblowers

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday it awarded two whistleblowers $50 million in the same case. One award was $13 million and the other award was $37 million.

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Tuesday
Mar262019

The FCPA Docket (March 2019)

The following summarizes the “FCPA Docket” for individuals, which includes all known FCPA-related ongoing prosecutions, fugitives, sentencings, and pending appeals.

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Monday
Mar252019

Ex-Hong Kong official jailed three years for FCPA offenses, money laundering

Hong Kong's former home secretary was sentenced to three years in prison Monday for bribing African officials on behalf of a Chinese energy company.

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Monday
Mar252019

Airbus rivalry may have led Boeing’s 737 Max to a fatal crash

As news of potential mishandling in the development, certification, and pilot training for Boeing’s 737 Max continues to percolate, the possibility that both the crashes of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 and Lion Air flight 307 could have been avoided looms increasingly large.

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Monday
Mar252019

ADB debars GE Power units tied to Alstom offenses

The African Development Bank said Thursday it debarred several former Alstom companies now owned by GE Power for up to 76 months because of fraud and bribery committed on two bank-financed projects in Egypt.

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Friday
Mar222019

Israel charts path to a ‘safe’ cryptocurrency future

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and current PM Benjamin Netanyahu believe that blockchain is a potentially a game-changing technology. They expect it to disrupt big sectors of the economy -- healthcare, banking, insurance, and cybersecurity among them.

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Thursday
Mar212019

Is the UAE a safe haven for international fraudsters?

Dubai has been recently lambasted as a “money laundering paradise” by Transparency International and there's no doubt that Dubai and the UAE in general are lagging in the world of compliance and regulation. So TI’s assertion did not take me by surprise. Let’s face it, the UAE’s approach to the rule of law can be puzzling to those of us on the outside looking in. 

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Thursday
Mar212019

Canada convicts American and Brit for CFPOA offenses

The Cryptometrics Inc. bribery scandal in Canada has resulted in two more convictions under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA).

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Wednesday
Mar202019

The risk of relying on auditors to find fraud

Kick-back schemes, corrupt employees, and violations of your Code of Conduct are all risks facing businesses every day. To combat these threats, companies often rely on auditors to protect them. But are auditors really the answer?

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