FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 183-the Compliance Retreat and Podcast Movement 2015
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 182-Kate Atkinson on the Miller Chevalier Summer 2015 FCPA Report
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 181-Gar Hurst on Using Social Media Tools In Your Compliance Program
Do I Need to Register? And Other Tips for Newly Registered Investment Advisers
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 180-Introducing the FCPA Master Class Training
What Dodd-Frank Means for SEC Enforcement Issues
Whistleblower Program Development, Part 3: “Would Your Compliance Program Survive an Audit?”
Whistleblower Program Development, Part 2: “What Motivates a Whistleblower?”
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 179-Tim Peterson on the FIFA Bribery Scandal and the SEC Investigation
Whistleblower Program Development, Part I: “Top Advice for Dealing With a Whistleblower”
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 178-Ben Locwin on Risk Assessments
Legal Minute - SEC Enforcement Actions: Federal Court vs. In-House Proceedings
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 177-Communication of Tone Around Compliance in your company
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 176-Tim Treanor on the PetroTiger Declination
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 174-Matt Kelly on Dodd-Frank, Uber and Upcoming Compliance Week events
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 173-Adam Turteltaub on upcoming SCCE events
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
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 170-Yas Froemel and Facilitation Payments
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 169-the First Mailbag Issue
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Introduction: High Pressure Regulatory Environment -
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The art of day-to-day internal investigations has been ignored in favor of media reports on high-profile, high-stakes internal investigations.
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One by one global banks are being ensnared in the LIBOR prosecution net.
Late last year UBS, the Swiss banking giant, entered into a massive settlement in which it agreed to pay approximately $1.5 billion in fines and...more
The definitive guide to complying with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, written by those in charge of enforcing it: The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice. From the SEC website:
A recent video posted by the Markkula Center of Applied Ethics highlights one of the most difficult ethical issues facing FCPA compliance officers – doing your job when the CEO does not want you to. To provide some guidance...more
Originally published in Corporate Crime, Fraud and Investigations multi-jurisdictional guide 2012/13 and is reproduced with the permission of the publisher, Practical Law Company.
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I believe that the Peterson enforcement action is one of the most significant in 2012 to date. It provides solid guidance to the compliance practitioner on what the DOJ and SEC think is important and gives you actions that...more
Enforcement of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act continues to increase dramatically. The U.S. government is dedicating more resources to FCPA enforcement and bringing more enforcement actions than ever before. This...more
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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.
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IN THIS ISSUE:
*Anthony DiResta Joins Manatt
*Oprah Sues Over Fake Endorsements
*Trade Group Issues Mobile Ad Guidelines
*Phishing Scams Decline Sharply
*Ad Firm Says Agency Stole Bing Ad Concept
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