FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 115-Tom Fox and Matt Kelly on COSO, Bruker Corp, Dallas Airmotive and Alstom
The FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 114-Doing Compliance, The Book
SullCrom Sees Litigation Boom Despite Waning Credit Crisis
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 111-Virna Di Palma on the TRACE Matrix
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 110-interview with Jonathan Armstrong
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 109-interview with Bill Michael on the SEC FCPA enforcement action against FLIR employees
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 108-Supply Chain Under the FCPA
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 107 the Bio-Rad FCPA Enforcement
fcpa Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 106-interview with Gini Deitrich
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 105-interview with Barry Vitou
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 104-interview with Russ Berland
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 102-interview with Bruce Carton
How This Investment Firm Hopes to Revolutionize Litigation in America
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 101-interview with Chris Bauer
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 100-interview with Jeff Kaplan
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 99-review of remarks by Assistant AG Caldwell at ECOA
Polsinelli Podcasts - Removing Caps on Punitive Damages: What is the Impact on Business?
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 97-Interview with Roy Snell, CEO of SCCE
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 96-interview with Karen Schuder on the teaching of business ethics
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 95-interview with Scott Killingsworth on Private to Private Compliance Solutions
Nippon Cargo Airlines Co. Ltd last week agreed to pay $36.55 million to settle claims that it conspired with other airlines to fix rates for air cargo services in the early 2000s. Two dozen airlines have settled in the...more
The North Pole for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement action announcements seems to have temporarily moved south for the month of December. Last week there was the final announcement of the long-standing Avon...more
The Commission brought two FCPA cases this week, one of which was in conjunction with the DOJ. Both centered on the payments for gifts and travel in China.
In addition, the SEC filed three manipulation cases, an action...more
On December 10, 2014, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Dallas Airmotive Inc. (“Dallas Airmotive”), which provides aircraft engine maintenance, repair, and overhaul services in the United States and abroad, had...more
Travel, entertainment and gifts continue to be a central focus of FCPA enforcement. Earlier this month, and last month, the Commission filed settled FCPA actions centered on these items. Now the SEC and the DOJ have settled...more
In this issue:
- Recent Developments Relating to Rights to Exclude Shareholder Proposals from Proxy Statements
- SEC Approves MSRB Best Execution Rule
- SEC Sanctions Operator of Unregistered Virtual...more
“Your criminal actions raise serious questions as to whether you have the requisite personal integrity and business ethics to be a responsible Government contractor.”
That’s me. I was debarred from being a government...more
The Second Circuit took center stage this week, handing down a decision which reversed the insider trading convictions of two remote tippees. The decision circumscribes tippee liability by defining the elements of a claim and...more
As readers of this blog know the FCPA Professor and I usually look at the same Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement action, item or remark and see different things. Sometimes we even hear the same thing and come...more
In a recent Opinion Procedure Release (OPR), Number 14-02, the U.S. Department of Justice expressly limited successor liability for a US company purchasing a non-US company that had paid bribes in the past. In so doing, DOJ...more
Many employers have matching programs for charitable contributions. Under such policies, the employer donates dollars equal to each employee donation to any 501(c)(3) organization. This is American capitalism at work; this is...more
On November 17, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it had sanctioned two former sales employees in the Dubai office of FLIR Systems Inc., a U.S.-based defense contractor, for violations of the...more
On 26 November 2014 the British Home Secretary introduced the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill (the Bill) to Parliament, part of which deals specifically with prohibiting the payment of insurance claims in respect of...more
On 27 November, the Italian Competition Authority dawn raided a major South African company for alleged excessive pricing of its oncology products in Italy. According to a complaint by one of the most active consumer...more
Welcome to the November 2014 edition of Red Notice, a publication of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
This month on the anticorruption front, a life sciences company settles multi-country bribery investigations, a...more
The U.S. Department of Justice just issued its most recent Foreign Corrupt Practices Act opinion release, only the second in 2014. The requestor, a publicly traded U.S. consumer products company, sought an opinion as to...more
The Antitrust Division is nearing the end of its largest, record-setting criminal cartel investigation – global auto parts suppliers. It has been a sprawling investigation that has leaped from product-to-product in the auto...more
Today’s guest post is by James Cohen. James is an independent international development consultant based in Ottawa, Canada. He focuses on corruption, human security, and corporate social responsibility. Recent contracts and...more
The U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (“FCPA”) presents significant liability, risks, and compliance challenges for U.S. firms pursuing business opportunities in India.
U.S. regulators have brought numerous...more
Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued its second public opinion release of the year in response to a question posed regarding the applicability of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) to a...more
Improper Gifts Alone, Without Cash Bribes, Serve as Basis for SEC’s Latest FCPA Enforcement Action -
Earlier this week, the SEC announced fines for two former defense contractor employees for FCPA violations relating...more
And I say that in the most complimentary way. If you haven’t been following this story, here’s a quick recap: FIFA awarded the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar, respectively. This raised eyebrows, as they say. ...more
An interview with Richard Bistrong.
You must read it.
Find out about bribery from the front line from someone who has been there, seen it, done it and got the jumpsuit.
Originally published on...more
There has never been a greater emphasis on policing anticompetitive behavior worldwide. Dozens of countries have instituted effective and aggressive cartel enforcement programs following a trend of increased global...more
It is widely rumored that the U.S. Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (“Antitrust Division”) is already working toward its next wave of international cartel investigations. The blockbuster auto parts...more
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