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Entries in Third Parties (19)

Tuesday
Oct102017

Rupert Evill on business partner risks: Stress-test your business

A key challenge for most companies is finding qualified business partners with an understanding and acceptance of ethics and compliance best practice. The challenge is most acute in markets where the state dominates commerce or with stringent local content requirements.

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Wednesday
Mar092016

Kroll and Ethisphere Report: Compliance officers have that sinking feeling

Kroll and Ethisphere released their 2016 Anti-Bribery and Corruption Benchmarking Report Wednesday.

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Tuesday
Sep082015

KPMG survey: Compliance programs aren't reaching third-party risks

KPMG International recently released the results of its global anti-bribery and corruption survey in the report, Anti-Bribery and Corruption: Rising to the challenge in the age of globalization.

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Wednesday
May212014

Kroll on cyber security: Compliance officers should be like . . . Captain Kirk

FCPA Blog sponsor Kroll released a survey showing that 75% of compliance officers aren't involved in managing cyber security risk.

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Friday
May022014

Brazil's Clean Companies Act -- best practices for your supply chain

Brazil's Clean Companies Act took effect on January 29. It subjects domestic and multinational companies operating in Brazil to severe civil and administrative sanctions for bribing domestic or foreign government officials. Violations can result in fines of up to 20 percent of company revenue.

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Monday
Mar102014

Sanofi fined €28 million in Germany, two former salesmen convicted

Two former employees of Sanofi-Aventis were convicted by a German court on bribery charges 10 months ago and the Paris-based pharma was fined €28 million ($39 million), according to a Reuters report last week.

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Monday
Dec162013

Layne Christensen more than doubles FCPA settlement reserve

Kansas-based Layne Christensen Company said last week it has increased its reserve for a potential FCPA settlement from $4.8 million to $10.4 million. That amount, the company said, represents the low end of the range for a possible settlement, which could also reach $16 million.

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Monday
Nov182013

Park-Ohio discloses potential violation

Park-Ohio Industries Inc. said Thursday a third-party payment on its behalf to tax authorities may have violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Monday
Sep092013

Agilent discloses China compliance problem, investigation

Agilent Technologies disclosed that employees in China working with third-party intermediaries may have violated the company's business conduct policy and the FCPA.

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Monday
Sep092013

Cameo Corruption, Part I: An Alternative Method of Bribery?

The SEC’s apparent industry sweep of film studios in April 2012 raised a lot of eyebrows. While the sweep’s commencement was surprising, it disappeared as quickly as it started. Though no one outside the U.S. government knows exactly what, if anything, the SEC uncovered, this action certainly forced filmmakers to take notice of the FCPA.

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Thursday
Aug292013

Humphrey arrest in China spotlights due diligence dilemma

[Editor's Note: This post comes from a reader who asked not to be named. We're very grateful for his generosity -- rlc]

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Friday
Jul192013

Take the first step today

We're a global coalition of private enterprises, NGOs, and  government bodies focused on reducing corruption.

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