A Moment of Simple Justice - Stop Talking
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Combining Arms for Justice-Involved Veterans
A Moment of Simple Justice - Death by Cop
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A Moment of Simple Justice - Ferguson & the Media
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The 10 Essential Steps to Implement an Effective Anti-Corruption Compliance Program
FCPA Enforcement: How to Respond to a Government Investigation
How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
A Moment of Simple Justice - Cameras on Cops
Building An Effective Anti Corruption Compliance Program
Buying an FCPA Violation Mergers and Acquisition Risks
Anti-Corruption Compliance Program Audits
How to Monitor, Audit and Improve Your Anti Corruption Compliance Program
Antitrust Enforcement and Compliance Programs
Anti-Corruption Due Diligence Practical Steps to Protect Your Company from Third Party Risks
A Moment of Simple Justice - Ferguson
FCPA Compliance Programs A Review of Best Practices
Fine Tuning Your Anti Corruption Compliance Program
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
The Future of the Department of Justice’s High Visibility Offshore Tax Evasion Initiative.
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Last week, the Commission for the Control of INTERPOL’s Files (CCF) met for its final session of the year. Each year, the CCF meets three times a year, which is the minimum number of times it is required to meet according to...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
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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
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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
The Fourth Quarter of 2014 has been a busy one for DOJ and SEC in the FCPA arena. We are all praying that DOJ and SEC resolve the Avon case soon so that we do not have to include the case on our lists for predictions for...more
Criminal securities fraud charges filed against Bitcoin operator.
US federal prosecutors filed the first criminal securities fraud charges involving a virtual currency. Trendon Shavers, who founded Bitcoin Savings and...more
Q: Hello Sven. I feel like I know you through your three part series in the Journal of Business Compliance, and our soon to be published roundtable. So, could you tell us a little about today’s Q and A?...more
On November 12, Comptroller of the Currency Thomas J. Curry spoke at the 25th Special Seminar on International Finance in Tokyo, Japan. The comptroller identified cybercriminals as possibly the biggest threat to the global...more
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On November 3, a medical company agreed to pay a total of $55 million to settle DOJ and SEC allegations that the company violated the FCPA in Russia, Thailand, and Vietnam. According to the SEC’s cease-and-desist order,...more
Supreme Court Justices Scalia and Thomas indicated that the High Court may at some point consider a question regarding the application of insider trading law in criminal cases and the deference due, if any, to the...more
This is the first in what we expect to be a series of updates on DOJ criminal actions in the cartel area. Here, we look at highlights over the last six months in the DOJ’s investigations of the auto parts industry, LIBOR, and...more
“But I’m innocent!” Clients who are the subjects of Red Notices frequently and understandably feel a sense of outrage over the fact that a Red Notice has been issued against them when they are in fact innocent of the charges...more
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On September 10, 2014, federal and local law enforcement officials raided the Los Angeles Fashion District in an effort to combat alleged money laundering for Mexican drug cartels which was occurring within the District. The...more
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