This Week in FCPA-Episode 55, the Covfefe Edition

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This week, Jay and I have a wide-ranging discussion on some of the week’s top compliance related stories. We discuss:

1. Brazilian meatpacker JBS agrees to the largest fine ever for fine for bribery and corruption, $3.2bn in Brazil.

2. Samuel Mebiame, sentenced to two years behind bars for paying bribes to help Och-Ziff with lucrative mining deals in Africa. Judge asks why no one else was See more +

This week, Jay and I have a wide-ranging discussion on some of the week’s top compliance related stories. We discuss:

1. Brazilian meatpacker JBS agrees to the largest fine ever for fine for bribery and corruption, $3.2bn in Brazil.

2. Samuel Mebiame, sentenced to two years behind bars for paying bribes to help Och-Ziff with lucrative mining deals in Africa. Judge asks why no one else was criminally prosecuted.

3. Both acquirer and target are under SFO investigation in Wood Group/AMEC merger for their use of Unaoil.

4. Compliance is making its way into Boards of Directors.

5. Did Jared Kushner violate the FCPA? Matthew Stephenson explores this question on the Global Anti-Corruption Blog.

6. Jay previews his weekend report.

7. Tom continues to talk about the release of his new book 2016 – The Year in Corporate FCPA Enforcement. See less -

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