What is the Current State of Anti-Bribery Compliance & Enforcement in Australia?
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 149-Patrick Taylor of Oversight Systems on developments in transaction monitoring
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 76-World Cup Report-Part VI
FCPA Training: The Basics
The FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 66, Visit with Virna De Palma from TRACE
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 31-the FCPA Year in Review, Corporate Enforcement Actions
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 30-Interview with the FCPA Professor-Part 2
Corporate Law Report: Workplace Romances, FMLA Changes, California Tax News, and More
European companies subject to FCPA jurisdiction or comparable European jurisdictions, and doing business in emerging markets such as the BRIC nations, face a rigorous compliance standard. Firms must have compliance processes...more
Developing effective solutions to tackle global governance and compliance concerns is a complex problem constrained by many issues, including national government interest and practical difficulties coordinating cross-border...more
IAP Worldwide Services Inc., a Virginia based facilities management firm, entered into a non-prosecution agreement with the Department of Justice and agreed to pay a $7.1 million penalty to resolve FCPA charges. A vice...more
In this issue:
- FCPA AT A GLANCE
- THE ANTI-BRIBERY PROVISIONS OF THE FCPA
- TO WHOM THE ANTI-BRIBERY PROVISIONS APPLY
- THE PAYMENT ELEMENT
- THE CORRUPT INTENT ELEMENT
- WHO IS A...more
GAB is pleased to welcome back anti-bribery consultant Richard Bistrong, who contributes the following guest post:
These days, most sophisticated multinational firms, at least those that might be subject to liability...more
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) addresses the problem of international corruption in two ways: (1) the anti-bribery provisions prohibit individuals and businesses from bribing foreign government officials in order to...more
Instances of corruption can have a significant impact on a company’s finances and reputation. With international anti-bribery enforcement actions on the rise, it is essential for companies to implement an anti-corruption risk...more
In this episode I visit with Patrick Taylor, CEO of Oversight Systems on some of the newest developments in tools to facilitate transaction monitoring. ...more
With as much FCPA activity as we saw in December, I thought our January news digest might take on a different flavor. I was wrong – January brought a slew of new FCPA-related stories.
Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday and a great start to the New Year.
With that said, I hope you’re not suffering from the holiday hangover (and I don’t mean the alcohol-induced kind.) After taking...more
This is the final part of an occasional series. The entire paper will be published by Securities Regulation Law Journal early next year.
Conclusion: The FCPA Today -
The FCPA was unique in the world at passage....more
Ethical Boardroom was kind enough to ask me to share my thoughts on what management techniques exist for promoting a cost effective FCPA or UK Anti-Bribery program across a global organisation. Clearly, there is no shortage...more
Richard Bistrong spent much of his career as an international sales executive. He was the Vice President of International Sales for a large, publicly traded manufacturer of police and military equipment, which included...more
In this episode, which is the first of a two part series, Mike Brown and I begin to wrap up some of our thoughts and take-aways from the recent World Cup. We discuss anti-bribery and anti-corruption in the context of the...more
This webinar provides a basic FCPA training program. A number of webinar attendees have requested that I conduct a basic FCPA webinar outlining how the FCPA statute applies to international business operations.
Global companies face unprecedented third party risk in today’s landscape — third parties are involved in 90% of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) cases, and more companies are under investigation than ever before in the...more
Today, we celebrate an event, which is not ‘the day the music died’ but one that might properly be called one of the seminal moments in the creation of Rock N’ Roll. On this date in 1955, Chuck Berry recorded his first song,...more
Several readers have asked why I have not written anything about the Houston Astros this year. The answer is two-fold. The first is that I really do not care. However, the more I thought about it, the real reason is that they...more
North American companies lag behind the rest of the world when it comes to implementing anti-bribery training and policies, according to recent statistics from The Conference Board Inc.(TCB).
In this episode I visit with Virna De Palma,Senior Director, Global Strategy & Communications at TRACE International, Inc.. She talks about some of the services which TRACE offers and details a new and exciting scholarship...more
To say anti-bribery training is important is one huge understatement. It continues to be one of the key elements in any effective or any best practices compliance program. The US Sentencing Guidelines contains clear language:...more
Sweeping reforms across Mexico’s oil, gas and electric markets promise more opportunities for the private sector and increased investment from international firms. However, U.S. companies looking to enter this market will...more
With the continued ongoing work to exploit the discoveries in the Lula (Tupi) field and the recently announced 2013 subsalt strike in the Campos and Santos basins off Brazil's southern coast, oil and gas exploration and...more
We conclude our week of Sherlock Holmes inspired themes with one of the few cases in which Holmes fails to bring the criminals to justice, The Adventure of the Engineer’s Thumb.
Once again using the Holmes tale as a...more
Continuing our Sherlock Holmes homage, today we draw inspiration from the character of Inspector Lestrade as the theme of this blog post.
I thought about Inspector Lestrade when I read some of the comments of UBS Chief...more
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