Thomas Fox

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Doing Business in India – Corruption Risks and Responses

Recently the US law firm of Foley and Lardner LLP and MZM Legal, Advocates & Legal Consultants in India jointly released a white paper, entitled “Anti-Bribery and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance Guide for U.S. Companies…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade

How to Avoid a Mousetrap – Resource Reductions in Your Compliance Function

On this day, 62 years ago, “The Mousetrap”, a murder-mystery written by Agatha Christie, opened at the Ambassadors Theatre in London. The crowd-pleasing whodunit has become the longest continuously running play in history, with…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 109-interview with Bill Michael on the SEC FCPA enforcement action against FLIR employees [Video]

In this episode I visit with Bill Michael, a partner at MayerBrown on the recent FCPA enforcement action against two FLIR System employees for their excessive payments through gifts, travel and entertainment of certain…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

The FCPA Guidance: Still Going Strong at Two

One of the great things about Sunday afternoon is that Mike Volkov posts his Monday blog, when I usually have time to read it when I get the email notification that it is up. Yesterday he wished the Department of Justice’s (DOJ)…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

The Strategic Use of Compliance

What is your company’s compliance strategy? By this I do not mean what is your company doing to put in a place a best practices anti-corruption compliance program that meets the requirement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade

FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 108-Supply Chain Under the FCPA [Video]

In this episode I discuss several different risk based models to evaluate your supply chain under the FCPA or UK Bribery Act…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

Chamber of Commerce: Corporations Form the Cornerstone of FCPA Compliance

Recently one of the most unlikely sources for praise of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) came out to inform us all that corporations are the cornerstone of FCPA compliance and enforcement. You may be surprised to find…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade

FIFA and Good-Faith Investigations

You know things are getting bad when the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) questions a business’ moral authority. Things certainly cannot be much better when the regulators begin nosing around your own self-indulgence. What happens when…more
| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade

FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 107 the Bio-Rad FCPA Enforcement [Video]

In this episode, I take a deep dive into the Bio-Rad FCPA enforcement action…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

Opinion Release 14-02: Dis-Linking The Illegal Conduct Going Forward

One of my favorite words in the context of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement is dis-link. I find it a useful adjective in explaining how certain conduct by a company must be separated from the winning of business…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions, International Law & Trade

Trial Lawyering and FCPA Compliance

As most readers of this blog know, I am a recovering trial lawyer. To this day, some of my best friends are still out there, still teeing it up as trial lawyers. They have an important place in our country’s legal system,…more
| Civil Procedure, International Law & Trade

Atlanta Burns – the Bio-Rad FCPA Enforcement Action – Part III

On this date in 1864, the Union Army phase of the destruction of Atlanta began. While most Southerners credit Union General William T. Sherman with the burning of Atlanta, it was, in reality, Confederate General John Bell Hood…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

fcpa Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 106-interview with Gini Deitrich [Video]

In this episode I visit with Gini Deitrich, well-known communications and PR expert and author of the recent book Spin Sucks. Gini discusses some of her lessons from this book for the compliance practitioner…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

John Doar and the Bio-Rad FCPA Enforcement Action – Part II

John Doar died yesterday. He was perhaps most famously known for his role as the House Judiciary Committee Chief Counsel during the investigation of and impeachment proceedings against then President Nixon. However, it was his…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

The definitive guide to Corporate Self Reporting

We have aggregated below the SFO guidance on Self Reporting (available on its website on a number of pages) and importantly recent comments from the Director about it. If you are considering Self Reporting as an option we…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade
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