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A Moment of Simple Justice - Jails for Sale
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Upcoming Affirmative Action Plan Requirements for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors
Annual Labor & Employment Update 2013
Ethics Laws and the Importance of Transparency for Public Officials
Polsinelli Podcast - Conducting Business With the Obama Administration
Is Edward Snowden a Whistleblower?
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One of Brazil’s largest corruption investigations – an investigation involving Petrobras, Brazil’s government-controlled oil company – has attracted the attention of United States prosecutors and regulators....more
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has signaled a heightened effort to bring criminal prosecutors into the loop regarding False Claims Act referrals and other whistleblower complaints. In recent remarks at a conference comprised...more
In This Issue:
- Conditions of participation vs. conditions of payment – a recent trend in False Claims Act cases
- SEC gives first whistleblower award to audit and compliance employee
In This Issue:
- SEC’s Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program Report shows best practices make for an effective compliance and ethics program
- In unprecedented move, government seeks to extend the responsible...more
It is that time of year again when we dust off the compliance crystal ball and take a look at what might be in store for 2014.
1. Executive Order 13627 Changes Government Contracting -
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Regulators speaking at the American Conference Institute’s 30th International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act tout large penalties, enhanced international cooperation, and a renewed focus on individual...more
Pre-Trial diversion or settlement agreements have been increasingly used as a tool by government agencies as a means of resolving corporate liability for misconduct or fraud perpetrated by an organization's employees,...more
The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more
Compliance in Brazil: Current and Future Perspectives...more
This is the third of a regular series of posts that summarize and wrap up our latest thoughts that have appeared recently on Ifrah Law’s blogs.
1. Will the Internet Taint a Loughner Verdict?
Is it impossible for accused...more
Through enforcement, administrative action, and new legislation, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) grew additional muscle and even sharper teeth in 2010. The U.S. government assessed nearly $2 billion in FCPA-related...more
On March 18, 2010, specialty fuel and chemical manufacturer Innospec Inc., with principal offices in the United States and the United Kingdom, agreed to pay $40.2 million to resolve global corruption claims by the Department...more
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