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Entries in Microsoft (12)

Wednesday
Apr132016

Can any compliance officer overcome the encryption problem?

Encryption is great for users of devices and apps. It keeps personal details private, credit cards secure, and other sensitive information safe from hackers by allowing practically impenetrable communication.

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Thursday
Sep172015

Romania PM faces trial after indictment for graft

Prosecutors in Romania Thursday formally indicted the current prime minister on charges of money laundering, tax evasion, and conflict of interest. 

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Thursday
Mar052015

Managing compliance in China's emerging new civilization

President Xi Jinping visits UNESCO in Paris in 2014A new phase has begun in the maturation of China as an economic superpower, an era that President Xi Jinping has taken to calling “the new normal.” The ongoing challenge for Beijing is to transition from a largely investment-propelled, export-oriented economy to one increasingly driven by consumption.

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Thursday
Feb122015

Glamorous former Romanian minister held for graft (Warning: adult content)

Image courtesy of Imopedia.roA former Romanian tourism minister and presidential candidate was taken into custody this week by anti-graft police on suspicion of money laundering and influence peddling.

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Tuesday
Feb102015

Qualcomm pays $975 million to resolve China antitrust offenses 

Image courtesy of QualcommQualcomm Inc. agreed to pay a fine of $975 million to regulators in China. The biggest corporate fine in the country's history resolves a 14-month investigation for anti-competitive practices.

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Thursday
Oct162014

Ex Romania minister stripped of immunity in Microsoft reseller bribe case

Former Romania communications minister Valerian VremeRomania's parliament Monday voted to remove immunity from a former minister targeted in an investigation involving alleged bribes and kickbacks from re-sellers of Microsoft software.

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Monday
Sep092013

China to Fortune 500: Confess, you'll feel better

Representatives of over 30 firms were gathered in a small Beijing hotel last month to receive a stern message from the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) division chief, Xu Xinyu.

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Wednesday
Aug212013

Wal-Mart is no numbers game (Part One)

Wal-Mart is the largest retail organization on the planet. Indeed its nickname among financial analysts is “Planet Wal-Mart.” Repeatedly ranked Number One on the Fortune 500 list, Wal-Mart has more revenue than Apple, IBM, Microsoft, Amazon and Pepsi - COMBINED.

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Friday
Aug162013

Job: Senior Manager Licensing Compliance

Job Title: Senior Manager Licensing Compliance

Employer: Microsoft

Location: Singapore

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Wednesday
Apr172013

Job: Attorney

Job Title: Attorney

Company: Microsoft

Location: Redmond, WA

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Monday
Apr012013

Job: Compliance Attorney

Job Title: Compliance Attorney

Company: Microsoft

Location: Washington, D.C.

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Wednesday
Mar202013

Microsoft confirms DOJ, SEC investigations

Microsoft Corporation on Tuesday responded to a Wall Street Journal report that the DOJ and SEC are investigating a whistleblower complaint about alleged bribes by business partners to officials in Italy, Romania, and China. 

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