Entries in Knowledge (45)
Companies often face extortionate demands from foreign police, bureaucrats, and regulators, who threaten to hold, expel, or even harm employees if ransoms aren't paid. And there have always been questions whether those involuntary payments can violate the FCPA.
FTI Consulting this week announced the results of its research into U.K. business leaders’ perception of the Bribery Act. While no one expected the new law to immediately eradicate bribery by U.K. businesses, what's surprising is the number of business people who freely admit they would flout the rules to win business.
A narrow majority of U.K. lawmakers said today that Rupert Murdoch is unfit to lead News Corp, partly because he showed 'willful blindness' to illegal activity happening in the company.
What does Jan Handzlik think of yesterday's stunning end of John O'Shea's FCPA trial in Houston?
Frederic Bourke can remain free during his appeals, even while he asks the United States Supreme Court to review his case.
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently released its long-awaited opinion in the appeal of hand-bag mogul turned FCPA defendant Frederic Bourke.
Frederic Bourke's conviction on an FCPA conspiracy was upheld by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
Last week on Corruption, Crime & Compliance, I wrote that the increase in FCPA enforcement has led to 'mass hysteria,' whipped up by lawyers and others.