Monatsarchive: Februar 2013

FCPA: Distributors under the FCPA

If there was ever a question that distributors were covered under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), in 2012, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) made it emphatically clear that this class of entities in … Weiterlesen

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Most ridiculous lawsuits: Inmates sue major beer companies: The alcohol made us do it

Keith Allen Brown shot a man to death in Priest Lake five years ago, leading to a 15-year prison sentence. But the 52-year-old says his problems started long before that, when he was just a boy and tasted alcohol for … Weiterlesen

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ILR: Governor weighs in on tort reform

Associated Press: Gov. Phil Bryant says scrapping Mississippi’s tort reform laws would hinder economic development and cost the state the jobs that it brings. He makes the argument in new court papers that ask a federal court to uphold the … Weiterlesen

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Amnesty for Armstrong? Lessons for the Compliance Practitioner

The Lance Armstrong saga continues to provide many lessons for the compliance practitioner. A recent article on ESPN.com, entitled “Lance calls for amnesty program”, reported that Armstrong has come out in favor of those who openly speak about the doping … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: The Bribery Act in 2012: a Year for Transition

The past year has been one of transition for the UK Bribery Act and the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). The transitions began with the appointment of David Green QC, as Director of the SFO. Green’s appointment brought a different focus … Weiterlesen

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Most ridiculous lawsuits: Ruling over bumper-car injury supports amusement park

The California Supreme Court says riders can’t sue over injuries stemming from the inherent nature of the attraction. ‚Those who voluntarily join in these activities also voluntarily take on their minor inherent risks,‘ the court says. SAN FRANCISCO — The … Weiterlesen

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ILR: Latham Guides Eli Lilly to $29.4 Million FCPA Settlement

American Lawyer: Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Co. agreed Thursday to pay $29.4 million to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by making improper payments to officials in Russia, … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: Boeing and the Conduct of Due Diligence on Sub-Suppliers

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) act has language which makes illegal a direct or indirect act which might be used to obtain or retain business from prohibited parties. This has caused companies to begin to look at their suppliers … Weiterlesen

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Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

FCPA Year-In-Review: Developments Of 2012 And Predictions For 2013: Link zum Artikel  

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Corporate Records Service: Scam Warning

The Secretary of State’s Office has received inquiries from several businesses regarding a „2013 Annual Minutes Form“ they received from an entity called Corporate Records Service. Based on information available to our office, we believe this request is a scam … Weiterlesen

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