FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 21 Update on Current Enforcement Actions, Investigations and Settlement Negotiations
The Commission brought two FCPA cases this week, one of which was in conjunction with the DOJ. Both centered on the payments for gifts and travel in China.
In addition, the SEC filed three manipulation cases, an action...more
Travel, entertainment and gifts continue to be a central focus of FCPA enforcement. Earlier this month, and last month, the Commission filed settled FCPA actions centered on these items. Now the SEC and the DOJ have settled...more
Welcome to the May 2014 edition of Red Notice, a publication of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
This month, on the anticorruption front, Avon Products, Inc. (“Avon”) agrees to pay USD $135 million to settle a...more
Federal regulators have been particularly aggressive in enforcing the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), making it crucial for companies to take anti-corruption training seriously.
Beauty products giant Avon...more
With the end of the Avon case fast approaching, the expected settlement of over $100 million includes some important lessons learned for companies in the middle of internal investigations and negotiations with the government....more
In this episode I review some of the recent FCPA news from the past couple of weeks. I take a look at the Diebold and Stryker enforcement actions, recent updates on the JPMorgan Chase and National Geographic FCPA...more
I attended the Dow Jones Global Compliance Symposium over the past couple of days. It was a great conference and kudos to the entire Dow Jones team for putting on a truly memorable event. Day 2 had some interesting speakers...more
This article is the companion article to the video: A View of the Direct Selling Industry: Past, Present and Future, in which MLM Attorney, Jeffrey Babener, discusses the past, present and future of the direct selling...more
FCPA enforcement in 2013 will result in some significant enforcement actions. Trust me. You can take this prediction to the bank....more
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