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Entries in Charles Duross (8)

Tuesday
Apr042017

Alexandra Wrage: Compliance and Enforcement Trends from the 2017 TRACE Forum

Last week, TRACE held its 13th Forum at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington, D.C. Over 100 member companies contributed to a lively and extended exchange of best practices across the two-day event.

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Tuesday
Apr262016

Paul Pelletier on the Search for Mr. Goodboss: Who Should be the Next FCPA Chief?

The recent announcement that DOJ is taking applications for the newly vacated FCPA Chief position provides a timely opportunity to reflect on the history, growth and direction of the Unit as well as a chance to consider the unique game-changing possibilities that await an accomplished selectee.

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Thursday
Sep032015

Tom Fox: IRS involvement in Garcia FCPA enforcement action signals more risks

One of the more interesting facets of the recent Vicente Eduardo Garcia Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) criminal enforcement action was the involvement in the investigation of the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation.

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Thursday
Aug062015

A closer look at the revisions to the FCPA Guide

Several articles over the past few days have reported that the DOJ and SEC are quietly revising A Resource Guide to the FCPA, the joint guidance the agencies issued on November 14, 2012, including one article that suggested these revisions occurred as recently as June of this year (see also here and here). In fact, the more substantive of the changes flagged by these articles were made on or before December 9, 2012, less than 30 days after the release of the Guide, in response to feedback practitioners provided to the agencies.

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Monday
Jul212014

MoFo: Get ready for more Japan enforcement

While many people don’t know it, a bribery scandal in Japan in 1976 was part of the motivation for the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which was signed into law in the United States on December 19, 1977. 

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Monday
Jan272014

DOJ's Duross joining MoFo

The prosecutor who has led the Justice Department's efforts to enforce the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act for the past four years, Charles Duross, is headed for the law firm Morrison & Foerster.

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Wednesday
Nov202013

Duross, Brockmeyer talk about FCPA investigations, remediation

There are a number of best practices that those participating in global FCPA investigations should understand, noted Charles Duross, Deputy Chief of the FCPA Unit in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ). They must set realistic expectations; know what to look for and have solutions to get the evidence; respect the sovereignty of other nations; and give credit for corporate remediation efforts.

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Friday
Nov082013

Are the OECD and UN Anti-Graft Conventions working?

Miller & Chevalier's Homer Moyer and James Tillen are among the speakers at an upcoming full-day conference called ‘The International Fight Against Corruption:  Are the OECD and UN Conventions Achieving their Objectives?’

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