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Tuesday
Nov292016

Geert Vermeulen: With U.S. help, Dutch enforcement makes dramatic leap

For many years the Dutch government lagged behind countries like the United States, the UK and Germany enforcing anti-corruption laws. But that has recently changed in a dramatic way.

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Monday
Sep192016

Cathalijne van der Plas: Once a laggard, the Netherlands finally tackles overseas bribery

First the good news. The Netherlands ranked fifth on the latest Corruption Perceptions Index, up from eighth last year, and now trailing only Denmark, Finland, Sweden, and New Zealand on the CPI.

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Tuesday
Apr192016

Petrofac investigates bribery allegations

Image courtesy of PetrofacUK oil services firm Petrofac PLC said it launched an investigation into allegations of bribery to win contracts Kazakhstan and the Middle East.

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Monday
Feb232015

Here's proof the era of global enforcement is upon us

Let's go straight to some news from beyond America's shores during the past year.

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Thursday
Nov132014

Job: Director, Compliance & Monitoring (KPMG, NYC)

Job Title:  Director, Compliance & Monitoring

Employer:  KPMG

Location: New York, NY

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Monday
Nov032014

UK aid report generates misleading headlines but few ideas

The Independent Commission for Aid Impact scrutinizes the spending of the UK’s £11.5 billion ($18.4 billion) overseas development assistance budget. The aid budget, which is the second largest after that of the United States, has been expanded to reach .71% of GDP and represents a genuine achievement for the current coalition government in difficult financial times.

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Tuesday
Jul152014

EY lobbying violated auditor independence rules, SEC says

Photo by Julie DiMauroAccounting giant Ernst & Young will pay $4 million to settle civil charges that it violated auditor independence rules after one of its units lobbied congressional staffers on behalf of audit clients, the Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday.

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Wednesday
Jun042014

China units of Big Four in settlement talks with SEC

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said it is trying to reach a settlement with the Chinese units of the Big Four accounting firms of a long-running dispute over regulators' access to audit documents.

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Thursday
May222014

Ex-Deloitte risk officer borrowed chips from casino audit client, SEC says

A former chief risk officer for Deloitte & Touche settled SEC civil charges alleging he accepted tens of thousands of dollars in "casino markers" while serving as an adviser on the audit of a casino gaming corporation.

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Monday
Feb102014

Board committees and the culture of compliance

Boards of directors in global companies are showing an increased interest in establishing financial crime committees and hiring notable experts to advise them.

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Friday
Jan242014

KPMG pays $8.2 million for violating auditor independence rules

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday charged accounting firm KPMG with violating auditor independence rules.

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Thursday
Jan232014

SEC judge suspends Chinese units of 'big four' accounting firms

Chinese units of the "big four" accounting firms were suspended from auditing U.S.-listed companies for six months. The judge's ruling Wednesday follows a lengthy dispute over the companies' refusal to furnish their audit papers and documents to the SEC.

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