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This week, I am continuing my podcast series, on the FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report, on internal controls in best practices anti-corruption compliance program, under the Foreign Corrupt Practices (FCPA), UK Bribery Act or...more
Welcome to the August 2014 edition of Red Notice, a publication of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
This month on the anticorruption front, the former CEO of an aviation company pleads guilty to participating in an...more
Charles Duross is the head of Morrison & Foerster’s Global Anti-Corruption Practice. He is the former head of the Department of Justice’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit, where he took a leading role in developing and...more
In an August 11, 2014 article (www.thebirberyact.com) “Supersize me: Innospec 4 sentencing remarks do much more than they say on the tin,” Barry Vitou and Richard Kovalevsky (“The Authors”) do a great service by elevating...more
Welcome to the July 2014 edition of Red Notice, a publication of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
This month on the anticorruption front, two Noble Corporation executives settle with the U.S. Securities and Exchange...more
On June 5, 2014, Philippe Montigny, President of Ethic Intelligence (www.ethic-intelligence.com) asks exactly that question in an editorial. My own perspective of compliance remains much along the lines of those such as Mr....more
On my own "must read" stack has been sitting the "2014 Anti-Bribery and Corruption Benchmarking Report, Untangling the Web of Risk and Compliance," ("ABC Report") by Kroll and Compliance Week. While I have read a multitude...more
In this episode of the FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report, Mike Brown and I conclude our World Cup Report series. We continue our look at some of the compliance and ethics lessons from the recently concluded World Cup. ...more
Anti-Corruption Digest is an update distributed on a monthly basis by Dorsey & Whitney providing a summary of the latest developments in anti-corruption enforcement activity around the world.
In This Issue:
For the first time in Canada, an individual has been sentenced to jail time for bribing a foreign public official. The three-year penitentiary sentence was handed down by the Ontario Court of Justice under the Corruption of...more
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) makes it unlawful for a person or company to provide money or anything of value to any foreign official in order to obtain or retain business or to acquire an improper business...more
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
The fact that GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has been on China’s radar for bribery is nothing new – the Chinese authorities instituted an investigation against the company in July 2013. What is new is that GSK’s former Vice President...more
Last year, when Chinese officials launched a broad prosecution of GSK and other drug companies for bribery, multinational companies shivered in fear. Company officials were worried that they could fall under Chinese law...more
Anti-corruption compliance is not as hard as it looks. In fact, by taking a step back, compliance professionals can gain insights.
At the direction of compliance professionals, companies like to develop and adopt...more
A March 2011 report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD’s) Working Group on Bribery characterized Germany as assuming a “leading position” in the investigation and prosecution of foreign...more
On March 1, 2014, Circular No. 50, which the Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) recently promulgated to regulate the conduct of pharmaceutical and medical device companies that do business in...more
The trial of Victor Dahdaleh in London has collapsed due to the absence of key prosecution witnesses.
The UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) recently dropped its case against Victor Dahdaleh, the British-Canadian...more
This past weekend I saw The Eagles on their ‘History of The Eagles’ Tour. It truly was that, a complete musical history of the group, from the beginning in 1971 up until now. They played for well over 3 hours and it was...more
On February 3, 2014, the European Commission published its first Anti-Corruption Report (the “Report”). The Report covers all types of corruption, including political corruption, bribery of public officials, and private or...more
In late December, China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission ("NHFPC"), the successor organization to the Ministry of Health, issued two sets of anti-corruption regulations for the health care industry: the 2013...more
The person who said "When in Rome, do as the Romans do" did not have to contend with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Although bribery is an integral part of daily life in many countries and can seem a...more
For many years, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) considered Canada a laggard when it came to anti-corruption enforcement. However, in a recent speech, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John...more
Gone are the days when everyone wondered whether FCPA enforcement was slowing down. The Justice Department and the SEC have answered that question with a resounding statement – “We are here to stay.”...more
To continue a “tradition” on Corruption Crime and Compliance, I like to end the year with recognition of the “person of the year,” referring to the institution which has had the most impact in the enforcement and compliance...more
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