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FCPA Blog Daily News

Thursday
Nov292018

Event: Day of Learning (DC - December 10)

The Coalition for Integrity is proud to announce its 2018 Day of Learning on Monday, December 10. 

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Wednesday
Nov282018

Job: Senior Manager - Global Channel Compliance (MPD)

Job Title: Senior Manager - Global Channel Compliance (MPD)

Employer: W.L. Gore

Location: Phoenix, Arizona USA

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Wednesday
Nov282018

Job: Integrity Officer

Job Title: Integrity Officer

Employer: Transparency International

Location: Berlin, Germany

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Wednesday
Nov282018

Why don't we trust whistleblowers?

I'm an accounting professor turned documentary filmmaker and I study how whistle blowing impacts fraud detection and prevention in organizations.

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Wednesday
Nov282018

Survey: The highs and lows of Europe-Caucasus-Asia anti-corruption compliance programs 

According to the inaugural ECA Corruption Survey of  business executives, in-house legal counsel, and other professionals operating in the Europe-Caucasus-Asia (ECA) region, 71 percent of respondents said that their country’s anti-corruption laws are ineffective and 62 percent said corruption is a significant obstacle to doing business. What are companies operating in the ECA region, which consists of countries that made up the former Soviet Union, doing to address corruption risks?

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Tuesday
Nov272018

Former Venezuela treasurer jailed ten years in billion-dollar bribe case

Venezuela's former national treasurer was sentenced to ten years in prison Tuesday for his role in a plot to launder $1 billion in bribes. 

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Tuesday
Nov272018

Four more convictions in SFO investigation into FH Bertling freight contracts

The UK Serious Fraud Office said three former FH Bertling Group senior executives and a ConocoPhillips employee were convicted Tuesday for their role in a bribes-for-contracts plot.

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Tuesday
Nov272018

Will ISO 37001 become a box-checking formality?

My prior post for the FCPA Blog suggested that changes are needed to the ISO 37001 anti-bribery management system before countries, agencies, and companies move forward with large-scale adoption.

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Tuesday
Nov272018

What's better for you? Centralized or decentralized anti-corruption compliance

As the United Nations Global Compact discusses in their business anti-corruption guide, centralized and decentralized models have their own strengths and weaknesses with regard to control, consistency and understanding of local nuance.

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Monday
Nov262018

Are U.S. colleges and universities complying with the FCPA? 

Many initial discussions of the FCPA with the leadership of U.S. colleges and universities (Schools) begin with something like the following:

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Monday
Nov262018

MTS reserves $840 million for FCPA settlement

Alexey Kornya, MTS president and CEORussia’s biggest mobile phone company said it reserved $840 million to resolve a possible FCPA enforcement action by the DOJ and SEC.

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Friday
Nov232018

Oligarch’s divorce becomes global asset recovery case

Farkhad Akhmedov is a Russian billionaire who made his fortune from the country’s oil and gas reserves. Among his claims to fame are the acquisition of a 337 foot, $492 million yacht, the Luna -- complete with a missile detection system -- which he purchased from fellow oligarch Roman Abramovich in 2014.

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