Schlagwort-Archive: Bribery Act

Doing Less with Less and the Unification of Germany

I am attending the SCCE Utilities and Energy Conference in Houston this week. As usual, the SCCE has put on a great event for the compliance practitioner. This year there is live blogging by Kortney Nordum so there should be … Weiterlesen

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Doing Business in India – Corruption Risks and Responses

Recently the US law firm of Foley and Lardner LLP and MZM Legal, Advocates & Legal Consultants in India jointly released a white paper, entitled “Anti-Bribery and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance Guide for U.S. Companies Doing Business in India”.

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Code of Conduct, Compliance Policies and Procedures-Part I

For the remainder of this week, I will have a four-part episode on your Code of Conduct and anti-corruption compliance policies and procedures. In today’s post I will review the underlying legal and statutory basis for the documents as a … Weiterlesen

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When to Bring in Investigative Counsel and Why

When should you bring in a true outsider to handle an internal investigation? What about specialized investigative counsel? Jim McGrath, who often writes about the need for specialized investigative counsel, has also pointed out on several occasions that having an … Weiterlesen

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How Straight From The Lion’s Mouth Informs Your Hotline

The symbol of Venice is the Lion of St. Mark. The use of this symbol led to the maxim ‘straight from the lion’s mouth’. This adage came about because the Republic of Venice had its own hotline system where citizens … Weiterlesen

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Farewell to Bum and Bud: Trends in FCPA Compliance and Enforcement

Sometimes the universe converges in ways that are quite eerie. This past weekend was such an instance when the most beloved figure in Houston professional sports passed on to the great hereafter; only to be followed two days later by … 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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FCPA: Using History to Create or Rebuild a Compliance Culture

I have wondered how organizations such as Siemens, Alcatel-Lucent or any others that have faced a wide-ranging, global charge of systemic bribery and corruption might change their culture. Many others have written about the structural changes that such companies have … Weiterlesen

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The High Costs of Non-Compliance!

Ed Note-we continue our series of guest posts by Mary Jones. Today, Mary explores the high cost of non-compliance. On November 13, 1923 a special committee was formed to determine whether Germany would be required to pay for the substantial … Weiterlesen

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Armistice Day: The Risks and Rewards of Foreign Joint Ventures

Ed. Note-we continue our series of guest posts from our colleague Mary Shaddock Jones, who today looks at Joint Ventures and has some pointers for avoiding pitfalls under the FCPA. In December 2010, RAE Systems Inc., a publicly-traded U.S. corporation … Weiterlesen

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