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Julie DiMauro Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox Contributing Editor

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Bill Waite Contributing Editor

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Richard Bistrong Contributing Editor 

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FCPA Blog Daily News

Monday
Oct012018

FCPA enforcement report for Q3 2018

During the third calendar quarter there were seven corporate FCPA enforcement actions with penalties and disgorgement totaling about $1.97 billion, including $1.78 billion for Petrobras.

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Monday
Oct012018

SFO charges former sales director in seismology bribery case

The UK Serious Fraud Office filed charges Friday against a third former executive of Güralp Systems Limited.

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Monday
Oct012018

Two former oil executives receive multi-year prison terms for FCPA violations

Two former executives of SBM Offshore, N.V. were sent to prison Friday for their role in bribing officials at state-owned oil and gas companies in three countries.

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Monday
Oct012018

Job: Compliance Manager, Anti-Corruption

Job Title: Compliance Manager, Anti-Corruption

Employer: Western Digital Corporation

Location: Irvine, California USA

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Friday
Sep282018

Stryker hit with second FCPA enforcement action

Medical device maker Stryker Corp. agreed Friday to pay the SEC a $7.8 million penalty to resolve FCPA books and records and internal accounting controls offenses in India, China, and Kuwait.

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Friday
Sep282018

Petrobras smashes the top ten list (and we explain why)

Brazil's state-owned energy giant entered into the biggest FCPA settlement in history Thursday after the DOJ and SEC assessed penalties and disgorgement totalling $1.78 billion.

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Thursday
Sep272018

Petrobras reaches $1.78 billion FCPA resolution

The DOJ and SEC assessed penalties and disgorgement of $1.78 billion Thursday against Brazil's state energy company to resolve FCPA violations involving massive bribes to politicians and political parties in Brazil.

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Thursday
Sep272018

Saudi Arabia removes statute of limitations for corruption investigations

Crown Prince Mohammed bin SalmanSaudi Arabia changed its law this week to remove the statute of limitations for anti-corruption investigations into current and former ministers of the world's largest petroleum exporter. 

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Wednesday
Sep262018

Alison Taylor: Today's compliance is more than due diligence and red flags

Every year for the past decade, BSR has surveyed sustainability leaders at our global member companies on the State of Sustainable Business, in a collaboration with Globescan. To mark our 10th year and reflect the shifting global agenda, we have updated the list of corporate sustainability priorities we track: ethics/ integrity and diversity/ inclusion just appeared on our list for the first time.

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Tuesday
Sep252018

Former Chile mining executive settles FCPA offenses 

The former CEO of a Chile-based chemical and mining company agreed Tuesday to pay $125,000 to resolve civil charges that he violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Tuesday
Sep252018

15 companies disclose new FCPA investigations

So far in 2018, 15 companies have disclosed new FCPA-related investigations. That means the pace of disclosure has slowed from the past couple of years.

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Tuesday
Sep252018

Kunal Gupta: India criminalizes corporate bribery, but creates defenses

India’s anti-bribery and anti-corruption regime recently went through a massive change with the enactment of the 2018 Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act, 2018. What is the impact of the so-called Amendment Act and what measures should companies put in place to ensure compliance?

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