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Rolls-Royce plc agreed to pay the United States a criminal penalty of $170 million under a deferred prosecution agreement after being charged with a long-running global conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
President Elect Trump’s pick to lead the SEC is Jay Clayton. He wrote in a 2011 NYC Bar Association paper about the FCPA. The paper addressed the “lasting harm to the competitiveness of U.S. regulated companies” due to the “current anti-bribery regime.”
Major conferences like Compliance Week 2016 are the perfect venue for witnessing the continuing development of the dynamic and fast-evolving compliance profession.
When prosecutors, regulators, and compliance practitioners agree on anything, I pay special attention.
Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell announced a one-year pilot program Tuesday intended to encourage companies to self report FCPA offenses and cooperate with the Justice Department.