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Julie DiMauro Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox Contributing Editor

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Bill Waite Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah Contributing Editor

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FCPA Blog Daily News

Tuesday
May142019

World Bank debars Chinese electric power company

The World Bank debarred a Chinese electric power technology company Tuesday for fifteen months for "fraudulent practices" involving a project in West Africa.

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Tuesday
May142019

Hawaii businessman jailed for FCPA conspiracy

A Hawaii-based businessman who admitted bribing officials from Micronesia was sentenced Monday to 30 months in prison.

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Tuesday
May142019

GDPR Enforcement Report (May 2019)

It has been almost a year since the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 came into effect on May 25, 2018, and we are starting to see the first emerging patterns of GDPR enforcement.

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Monday
May132019

Resource Alert: Chinese translation of new DOJ guidance for evaluating compliance programs

Covington & Burling has translated into Chinese the DOJ's April 2019 Guidance Document for the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs.

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Monday
May132019

Avoiding the fraud trap when buying distressed assets

A $40 billion bad loan problem eventually led to India's 2018 enactment of legislation completely overhauling the bankruptcy mechanism. The new Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code has had a significant impact on the debt resolution process. It has also produced an unlikely result -- the discovery of widespread corporate fraud.

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Friday
May102019

Telefônica Brasil resolves ‘World Cup hospitality’ FCPA offenses

The SEC Thursday fined Telefônica Brasil S.A. $4.125 million for providing soccer tickets and hospitality to government officials who could help the company's business.

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Thursday
May092019

CFTC wants more virtual currency whistleblowers

The Whistleblower Office of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued an alert Thursday asking for help from whistleblowers to stop fraud and manipulation involving virtual currencies.

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Thursday
May092019

South America: New four-country framework for sharing seized assets

At the end of last year four Latin American countries signed a multilateral framework agreement regarding the disposition of confiscated property resulting from crimes linked to transnational organized crime, significantly advancing the discourse on asset sharing. It signals the political willingness to develop international legal frameworks around asset sharing and the necessity of it.

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Wednesday
May082019

Event: Global Suspension & Debarment Survey (GW Law - May 22)

The GW Law Government Procurement Law Program and a Working Group of the International Bar Association’s Anti-Corruption Committee will host a presentation and discussion on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, of the results of the Global Suspension & Debarment Survey pilot. 

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Wednesday
May082019

SNC-Lavalin Blowback: Reconsidering corporate criminal liability

In Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his federal Liberal government have been ensnared in a now long-running scandal arising from much publicized allegations that the government, including the Prime Minister himself, improperly attempted to interfere in the ongoing criminal case against SNC-Lavalin, an engineering company based in Quebec -- where Liberal support is conveniently the strongest.

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Tuesday
May072019

Job: Director, Counsel - KPMG Americas

Job Title: Director, Counsel - KPMG Americas

Employer: KPMG LLP

Location: Washington D.C., USA

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Tuesday
May072019

Resource Alert: Guidance from UK government and Basel Institute on Governance

In 2018, the UK Prime Minister launched the cross-government Business Integrity Initiative, which provides practical guidance to to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) on issues such as bribery and human rights concerns to help businesses trade with and invest in new markets.

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