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Entries in Beijing (6)

Thursday
Aug062015

Practice note: BHP Billiton and expanding enforcement of FCPA internal controls provisions

The SEC took a seemingly aggressive stance in the BHP Billiton case, penalizing the Australian company $25 million for FCPA offenses because it sponsored foreign officials to attend the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

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Tuesday
Aug042015

Olympics update: Beijing in, Boston out (Part Two)

In the prior post, we asked a rather unpleasant question: where a government reasonably believes that hosting the Olympic Games would cause losses to the public fisc, but nonetheless submits a bid, has that government acted corruptly?

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Monday
Aug032015

Olympics update: Beijing in, Boston out (Part One)

We learned Friday that Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Olympics, and that Boston withdrew from the 2024 race. From a corruption standpoint, there’s a lot going on here.

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Wednesday
May202015

BHP Billiton pays $25 million to settle Olympics FCPA offenses

The Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday charged global resources company BHP Billiton with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act when it sponsored foreign government officials as guests at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

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Thursday
Sep252014

BHP ‘in discussions’ for FCPA settlement

BHP Billiton is in discussions to resolve an investigation of potential Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations that relate to the company's sponsorship of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

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Monday
Sep092013

China to Fortune 500: Confess, you'll feel better

Representatives of over 30 firms were gathered in a small Beijing hotel last month to receive a stern message from the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) division chief, Xu Xinyu.

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