Entries in Human Trafficking (11)
If you're a compliance practitioner seeking to design an anti-corruption program consistent with all laws that apply to your company, you probably recognize the phrase "carries on a business, or part of a business, in any part of the United Kingdom."
Fashion Week 2015 begins on February 12 in New York. Compliance will certainly not be on the agenda and the fashion industry has never attracted the kind of regulatory attention “enjoyed” by industries that rely heavily on public sector sales. But that doesn't mean that the industry is free of corruption risks and immune from potential FCPA enforcement actions.
Leslie Caldwell, the chief of the DOJ's criminal division, does well at explaining why enforcing the FCPA and fighting corruption is a priority for the United States. Here's part of what she said Wednesday at ACI's 31st international conference on the FCPA at National Harbor, Maryland:
The Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an advisory Thursday to help financial institutions detect and report suspicious activity that could be related to human smuggling or human trafficking.
The DOJ filed a civil forfeiture complaint in Manhattan federal court last week targeting seven properties allegedly purchased in Dutchess County, New York by a Greek national using the proceeds of a long-running human smuggling operation.
Acting Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman of the Justice Department's Criminal Division is leaving the agency Friday, March 21. But the 17-year DOJ veteran made time the day before her departure to speak to the Global Anti-corruption Compliance Congress in Washington, DC.
Laurence Cockcroft is the author of the powerful new book Global Corruption: Money, Power, and Ethics in the Modern World.
President Obama on Tuesday ordered enactment within six months of new federal regulations requiring strict compliance with the government's zero-tolerance policy on human trafficking.
Human trafficking shows up as prostitution, baby sales, debt labor, and yes, actual slavery.