FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 125, The Oscars and Compliance, Part II with Jay Rosen
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 124, The Oscars and Compliance, Part I with Jay Rosen
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 123-Jim Moore on Translations as Preventative Tool in FCPA Compliance
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 122-with Matt Kelly on Alstom, Avon and Petrobras
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 121-FCPA Year in Review, Part II
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 120-Prof. Andy Spalding on the problem of hiring family members under the FCPA
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 119-FCPA Year in Review, Part I
Uncovering the “Why” in FCPA Compliance Issues
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 117-the Avon FCPA Enforcement Action
The FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 114-Doing Compliance, The Book
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
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 101-interview with Chris Bauer
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“Virtual currencies” in general, and bitcoin in particular, continue to attract media attention as well as intense public and regulatory scrutiny.
In the United States, the recent establishment of the Digital Currency...more
On January 13, President Obama visited the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center to announce a variety of legislative and administrative proposals, many of which were updates to his 2011 Cybersecurity...more
The European Data Protection Supervisor published ‘Guidelines on data protection in EU financial services regulation’ (Guidelines) to be used as a “practical toolkit for ensuring that EU data protection rules are integrated...more
The IRS has unveiled a secure web application, the International Data Exchange Service (IDES), for cross-border data sharing. IDES will allow Foreign Financial Institutions (FFIs) and tax authorities from other countries to...more
As promised by President Obama in December 2014, the Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today issued regulations that lessen the...more
On January 16, 2015, the United States amended existing regulations to implement the changes announced by President Obama on December 17, 2014, liberalizing US sanctions and export controls targeting Cuba. As a result, the US...more
In a recently filed Form 8-K, an international money transmitter, Xoom Corporation, reported that been the victim of a criminal fraud. This was no small heist. According to company, over $30 million had been transferred to...more
BitStamp, one of the largest Bitcoin exchanges, suspended its services last week and asked customers not to make deposits following a security breach. On January 4, some of BitStamp’s “virtual wallets,” which permit customers...more
There are more than 6004 virtual currencies in use around the world today. Bitcoin is one of the best known and most widely used in Europe and North America. ...more
The ATO released a draft ruling on the GST treatment of bitcoin transactions on 20 August 2014. A final version of that ruling, GSTR 2014/3, was released on 17 December 2014. While the ruling deals specifically with bitcoin,...more
In this Issue: BSA/AML & OFAC | Virtual Currency & Payment Systems | FCPA & Anti-Corruption | Criminal Enforcement...more
On January 2, 2015, President Obama signed an Executive Order (EO) authorizing the imposition of sanctions against the Government of North Korea and the Workers’ Party of Korea. Pursuant to this EO, the United States added...more
On December 5, 2014, the New York Department of Taxation and Finance (Department) released TSB-M-14(5)C, (7)I, (17)S. This (relatively short) bulletin sets forth the treatment of convertible virtual currency for sales,...more
CardioDx, headquartered in Redwood City, Calif., is a molecular diagnostics company specializing in cardiovascular genomics.
Participants in this round of financing included Alberta Investment Management Corp. and the...more
The Bitcoin Marketplace and Regulatory Environment: An Overview -
Startup companies and financial products focused on bitcoin continue to burgeon, resulting in various regulators recently proposing regulations, making...more
This article highlights a number of interesting federal tax developments that were brought to the table during the 2014 calendar year. Developments discussed in this article include the 18-month transitional period for the...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
BSA/AML & OFAC | Virtual Currency & Payment Systems | FCPA & Anti-Corruption | Criminal Enforcement.
The Ministry of Finance recently revised its proposed legislation banning virtual currency activity, reducing the applicable fines by approximately 20-50%. However...more
On November 25, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) published guidelines on data protection in EU financial services regulation.
The EDPS aims to ensure that the EU institutions and bodies are aware of data...more
Welcome to December – we hope you had a restful and enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday.
Here are a few privacy bits and bytes to start your week.
1. ICYMI – 60 Minutes Explains Credit Card Hacking...more
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data in Hong Kong (PCPD) on 6 October 2014 released new Guidance on the Proper Handling of Customers' Personal Data for the Banking Industry (Guidance Note).
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On September 16, 2014, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (“OECD”) released a report on Action 1 of the OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project (also known as the “BEPS” project) titled...more
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