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Resource Alert: Searchable real time disclosures of FCPA-related investigations  

The FCPA Blog's quarterly Corporate Investigations List has been a valuable tool for the compliance community since its inception several years ago.

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PwC: What every executive doing business in China needs to know

China has historically been considered a high risk location for multi-national companies. An analysis of publicly available information determined that in the past five years alone, there have been 29 actions by U.S. enforcement agencies alleging FCPA violations involving China.

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Nortek FCPA spending climbs to $2.3 million for China investigation

Nortek Inc. said in its annual report Monday that FCPA spending in 2015 rose to $2.3 million for legal and other professional services connected to an investigation in China.

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Akamai says ‘one country’ internal FCPA investigation continues

Akamai Technologies, Inc. said in its annual report Monday the internal investigation it started a year ago into sales practices in a country outside the U.S. is ongoing and includes a review of FCPA compliance.

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SEC: More FCPA whistleblower tips in FY2015, but fewer tips overall from abroad

Eric Young of McEldrew YoungThe SEC received 16 percent more tips from whistleblowers concerning suspected violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in fiscal year 2015 than it did the previous year, according to the annual report released by the SEC Office of the Whistleblower. 

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Getting real: FCPA investigations shouldn't ‘boil the ocean’

Companies that might become embroiled in seemingly perpetual DOJ FCPA investigations recently received some mixed messages from DOJ’s Criminal Division. On April 17, Leslie Caldwell, the AAG of the Criminal Division, delivered remarks at New York University Law School’s Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement.

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Image Sensing Systems reports double declination

Minnesota-based Image Sensing Systems said the DOJ has "closed its inquiry" into potential Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations and the SEC has also closed its investigation.

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Layne Christensen cuts FCPA reserve by half after DOJ declination

Image courtesy of Layne ChristiansenTexas-based water treatment firm Layne Christensen said in an SEC filing Friday that after a four-year investigation, the DOJ won't file any charges for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. "The DOJ has notified Layne that it considers the matter closed," the filing said.

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Cubist discloses DOJ, SEC investigations of Optimer payments

Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. said Monday that a global biopharmaceutical company it bought in 2013 may have violated the FCPA.

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These FCPA lists are really hot

Click on the Archive tab in the top menu of the FCPA Blog to find Our Lists. Included there are FCPA enforcement actions, corporate investigations, the country count for investigations, our current top ten lists, Dean Tillipman's resources, and more.

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China dominates the corporate investigations list

Here's a note from the volunteer researcher who produces the Corporate Investigations List. A reader asked if we could identify the countries involved in the current investigations. We asked the volunteer researcher about it, and here's the response:

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Bio-Rad lifts FCPA settlement reserve to $35 million

Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. said in its annual report Tuesday that it has added $15 million to its reserve for a potential Foreign Corrupt Practices Act settlement, bringing the total to $35 million.

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