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Entries in Mexico (178)


Hui Chen, Walmart and the Radical Transformation of Compliance?

Blue Marble Photo of EarthIn my last post I discovered the power of images to make a point, like the ribbons of marble floating on air. The Blue Marble, NASA”s image of earth from space, changed how we see the planet, our home.

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Delaware judge tosses shareholder suit against Walmart directors

A Delaware judge Friday dismissed a shareholder lawsuit against the directors of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. that alleged the directors failed to conduct a proper investigation into allegations of bribery in Mexico.

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DOJ declination for Key Energy, SEC settlement reached ‘in principle’

Key Energy Services Inc. said Thursday the Justice Department informed the company that it has closed its FCPA investigation and won't bring an enforcement action.

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Another bloody year for journalists

At least 109 journalists were killed in 2015, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) said.

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Zimmer Biomet: Feds still investigating Brazil and Mexico FCPA allegations, DPA continues

Orthopedic device maker Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. said in a securities filing Friday the DOJ and SEC are still investigating possible FCPA violations in Brazil and Mexico.

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Olympus pays DOJ $22.8 million to resolve Latin America FCPA offenses

Olympus Corporation of the Americas said Tuesday settled two separate investigations, including one involving Foreign Corrupt Practices Act offenses.

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Will Wal-Mart change India? 

Of the four BRIC nations, all but one have enacted major anti-corruption reforms in the last several years. When will India step up? And might Wal-Mart help?

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Walmart cuts Q3 FCPA spending to $30 million

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Tuesday it spent $30 million on FCPA-related costs in its third quarter, with $22 million for ongoing investigations and $8 million for enhancements to its global compliance program.

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Who's killing Mexico's journalists?

In late July, a 31-year-old photojournalist was found murdered in an apartment in Mexico City. Rubén Espinosa had been tied up and tortured and finally shot twice in the head.

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It had to happen: Teens use drone to smuggle drugs

Two California teenagers pleaded guilty in federal court to drug charges, admitting they smuggled 28 pounds of heroin into the United States using drones.

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Walmart FCPA spending just topped $650 million

Walmart said in a management call Tuesday that FCPA and compliance-related costs were about $30 million during the second quarter, with $23 million for ongoing investigations and $7 million for the company's global compliance program. 

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Latin America Enforcement Report – August 2015

Here are highlights about Latin American corruption, enforcement, and compliance through July 2015.

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