FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 172-Scott Killingsworth on Personal Liability of CCOs
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 171-FCPA Enforcement in the Energy Industry
Meritas Capability Webinar - Controlling Where to Fight and Who Pays for it?
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 170-Yas Froemel and Facilitation Payments
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 169-the First Mailbag Issue
CorpCast Episode 6: A Brief Introduction to the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 168-Dan Cogdell on criminal procedure issues in defending an individual prosecuted criminally under the FCPA
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 167-Mara Senn on the Top 10 Practices in a Cross-Border Investigation
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 166-Sepp Blatter Resigns
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 165-BHP FCPA Enforcement and Lessons Learned for the Compliance Practitioner
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 163-the FIFA Indictments, with Mike Brown
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 162-Kristine Robidoux on new Canadian whistleblower initiatives
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 161-Gini Dietrich on how to create a MasterClass
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 160-Compliance Week 2015 Wrap Up with Mike Volkov and Jay Rosen
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 159-Alison Taylor on the intersection of CSR and the FCPA
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 157-Training of Third Parties Under the FCPA
Meritas Capability Webinar - California’s Prohibition Against Non-Compete Agreements (B&P Code § 16600), the Protection of Trade Secrets and the Practical Relationship Between the Two
Episode 155-Mara Senn on FCPA Investigations and the Decision to Self-Disclose
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 154-Compliance Leadership-Persuasion, Influence, Tools & Tips, Skills and Tips
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 153-Doing Compliance in an Economic Downturn
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On February 23, 2015, the Department of Energy (DOE) released a long-awaited final rule overhauling its Part 810 Regulations (10 C.F.R. Part 810) governing the export of certain nuclear technology and assistance. Effective on...more
The Government of Canada today invoked a rarely used law to prohibit compliance with the U.S. Buy America legislation in relation to a proposed ferry terminal to be built by the State of Alaska in Prince Rupert, B.C. In order...more
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The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has issued its first "Green Guaranties" to provide financing for a project considered to be in alignment with Green Bond Principles.
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The provisions that relate to permits and licenses were recently consolidated into one legislative act.
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On September 30, 2013 President Putin signed new Federal Law No. 268-FZ (Amending Law) introducing amendments into Parts I and II of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation, as well as the Law of the Russian Federation “On the...more
Two important new reports focus on land tenure conflicts between companies and communities.
In September, the Rights and Resources Initiative released a report entitled, “Global Capital, Local Concessions: A...more
UK energy providers have signed deals to buy LNG from the Sabine Pass and nearby Golden Pass LNG export facilities in the US. The supply of LNG from these export facilities to regasification terminals in the UK is conditional...more
Summer is finally here and with it comes the latest edition of Minerals Matters. In this edition we have covered a wider range of topics than ever before reflecting the breadth of expertise held within the DLA Piper Mining...more
The International Council of Mining & Metals (“ICMM”) recently released a position statement on indigenous peoples and mining that explicitly requires its 22 member companies to work to obtain the free, prior, and informed...more
I used to say – if your business operates in China, you are likely violating the FCPA in one way or another. Permit me to revise my admonition: if your business operates in India, you are likely violating the FCPA in one...more
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Originally published in Law 360 on October 23, 2012.
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Originally published in Law 360 on August 24, 2012.
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New law gives the RK government additional control over new trunk pipeline projects.
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