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Entries in Investigations (67)

Wednesday
May172017

Practice Alert: No privilege for internal investigation interview notes, UK court says

In a landmark ruling, the High Court in London has said that interview notes -- made by a company's external law firm as part of internal investigations into allegations of corruption in Kazakhstan and Africa -- are not protected by legal professional privilege.

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Tuesday
Apr182017

Resource Alert: Searchable real time disclosures of FCPA-related investigations  

The FCPA Blog's quarterly Corporate Investigations List has been a valuable tool for the compliance community since its inception several years ago.

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Friday
Mar172017

Tom Fox: Raid on Jones Day German office clouds FCPA investigations

International investigations are the heart and soul of FCPA inquiries. As denoted by its title, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act deals with bribes and offers to foreign officials and those of foreign state owned enterprises.

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Thursday
Feb022017

Panasonic confirms FCPA probe, discussions with DOJ and SEC

Image courtesy of Panasonic Avionics CorporationPanasonic Corporation confirmed Thursday that a subsidiary that develops inflight entertainment and communications systems is under investigation for possible FCPA and securities laws violations.

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Saturday
Oct292016

Fox and Rosen: What went down in New York City

In their latest podcast, Tom Fox and Jay Rosen talk about Wednesday's FCPA Blog NYC Conference.

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Wednesday
Sep072016

Eric Carlson: Take the headaches out of China investigations (Part 2)

Yesterday’s post on minimizing headaches during China investigations discussed company policies and mitigating risk under PRC privacy and state secrets laws.

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Tuesday
Sep062016

Eric Carlson: Take the headaches out of China investigations (Part 1)

Any company with more than a small presence in China is likely to need to conduct an internal investigation there at some point.

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Thursday
Jun162016

The FCPA Corporate Investigations List -- China Edition (June 2016)

The volunteer researcher who compiles the FCPA Blog's Corporate Investigations List also tabulated the companies that have mentioned China as part of an ongoing FCPA investigation.

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Wednesday
Apr132016

Bill Waite on Unaoil: Certification versus Investigation

I have not had sight of the TRACE reports into Unaoil but no doubt in time they will become public. I am confident that TRACE did what it was contracted to do and exercised skill and care in so doing. It is a professional organization.

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Monday
Nov092015

DOJ joins Alexion FCPA investigation

Image courtesy of AlexionAlexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. said in a securities filing that the Justice Department is now investigating the company's grant-making activities and its compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Monday
Oct052015

Paul Pelletier: Will the Yates Memo further delay corporate FCPA resolutions?

While the much heralded Yates Memo has produced a frenzy of “what does it mean?” reporting, few analysts have examined the depth and breadth of the issues and events that led DOJ to re-emphasize the focus on prosecution of corporate executives.

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Saturday
Oct032015

Canada gold miner under DOJ and SEC investigation for West Africa payments

Image courtesy of KinrossKinross Gold Corp. said in a statement Friday that it is under investigation for corruption in West Africa by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Justice Department.

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