US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

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Name: US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
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Kimberly A. Ball, Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP to Speak at KC’s FCPA in 2014 & Beyond Live Webcast

New York, NY, July 26, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Kimberly A. Ball, Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP will ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Event: Navigating India - U.S. Cross-Border Bribery and Corruption Risks

Today, most businesses are operating in an increasingly difficult and competitive marketplace and, with the decline in growth of mature economies, management and boards of directors are increasingly pursuing opportunities in emerging, rapid-growth markets. ... [Published Pillsbury Law - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Former Chief Executive Officer of Lufthansa Subsidiary BizJet Pleads Guilty to Foreign Bribery Charges

The former president and chief executive officer of BizJet International Sales and Support Inc., a U.S.-based subsidiary of Lufthansa Technik AG with headquarters in Tulsa, Oklahoma, that provides aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, pleaded ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 25 2014]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Garvey Schubert Barer Adds Owner Sean C. Griffin to its Washington, D.C. Office

Garvey Schubert Barer has announced the addition of Owner Sean C. Griffin to its Washington, D.C. office, where his law practice will focus on complex commercial and insurance litigation, compliance advice and investigations, and professional liability ... [Published PRWeb - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Add Syria To The List: Whistleblower Alleges GSK Corruption

at 11:11 am ESTClick Ticker to See live coverageGlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) ( GSK ) was again accused for corruption, this time in Syria, after a series of claims in countries from China to Poland had surfaced in the last little while. The company has stated ... [Published Bidness Etc - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Top state court says Wal-Mart must produce bribery probe documents to shareholders

Corporate LawUpholding a ruling by an influential state business court, the Delaware Supreme Court unanimously agreed Wednesday that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. must produce to a pension trust fund that is a large shareholder in the company documents related ... [Published ABA Journal - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Bret A. Campbell, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP to Speak at KC’s FCPA Webcast

- Jul. 24, 2014 - NEW YORK -- /The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Bret A. Campbell, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ ... [Published Prlog - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Court case counsels caution for international telecommunications carriers

As the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) continue to aggressively pursue investigations under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (the “FCPA”), international telecommunications carriers are particularly ... [Published Lexology - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Long-Festering FCPA Case Settles, With Legal Questions Unanswered

Home   >   Litigation   >   By TGC on July 23, 2014July 23, 2014A last-minute settlement in a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case left unanswered some important legal questions – the parameters of the “facilitating payments” exception to the FCPA ... [Published Today's General Counsel - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Investor Alert: Key Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:KEG) Under Investigation

San Diego, CA -- ( SBWIRE ) -- 07/23/2014 -- An investigation on behalf of investors of NYSE:KEG shares over potential securities laws violations by Key Energy Services, Inc. and certain of its directors and officers was announced.Investors who purchased ... [Published SBWire - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Shearman & Sterling's Recent Trends and Patterns in the Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)/FCPA Digest

Shearman & Sterling’s bi-annual Trends and Patterns report provides insightful analysis of recent enforcement trends and patterns in the US, the UK, and elsewhere as well as helpful guidance on emerging best practices in FCPA and global anti-corruption ... [Published Shearman & Sterling - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Top 4 tips about risk in M

When performing due diligence on a potential merger or acquisition, companies will typically take a long, hard look at financials, learning everything there is to learn about a target’s assets and liabilities. But often, these companies do not take into ... [Published Inside Counsel - Jul 21 2014]

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...and his fellow executives referred to the corrupt payments as 'commissions' and 'incentives,' they were bribes, plain and simple," Caldwell said. "Though he was living abroad when the charges were unsealed, the reach of the law extends beyond U S borders, resulting in Kowalewski's arrest in Amsterdam and his appearance in court today in the United States. Today's guilty plea is an example of our continued determination to hold corporate executives responsible for criminal wrongdoing whenever the evidence allows."
"Our second quarter results reflect strong earnings per share growth of 13 percent, including organic growth in each segment, underlying operational improvement and effective capital management, despite challenges from both foreign currency translation and market impact" said Greg Case
"The former CEO of BizJet, Bernd Kowalewski, has become the third and most senior Bizjet executive to plead guilty to bribing officials in Mexico and Panama to get contracts for aircraft services" said Assistant Attorney General Caldwell...

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Kimberly A. Ball, Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Ha... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 4 hours ago]
Edward Kang, Partner, Alston & Bird LLP to Spea... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 4 hours ago]
Ukraine: strict corporate criminal liability fo... [Published Lexology - 5 hours ago]
Event: Navigating India - U.S. Cross-Border Bri... [Published Pillsbury Law - 5 hours ago]
Anticorruption Enforcement Evolving at Home and... [Published Mayer Brown - 16 hours ago]
Ex-BizJet CEO pleads guilty in Latin American b... [Published Business Insurance - 16 hours ago]
Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, Issue 2 [Published Jones Day - 16 hours ago]
Garvey Schubert Barer Adds Owner Sean C. Griffi... [Published PRWeb - 20 hours ago]
Add Syria To The List: Whistleblower Alleges GS... [Published Bidness Etc - 20 hours ago]
Aircraft CEO Admits he Bribed Foreign Officials [Published Courthouse News Service - 22 hours ago]
Aon Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results [Published Industrial Info Financials - Jul 25 2014]
Former Chief Executive Officer of Lufthansa Sub... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 25 2014]
Credit Suisse : Reflections on the New Complian... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 25 2014]
Allegations of GSK corruption spread to Syria [Published CNBC - Jul 25 2014]
Former BizJet CEO, of Tulsa, pleads guilty in i... [Published NewsOK.com - Jul 25 2014]
Top state court says Wal-Mart must produce brib... [Published ABA Journal - Jul 24 2014]
Former BizJet CEO Pleads Guilty in Bribery Case [Published KTUL - Jul 24 2014]
Former Chief Executive Officer of Lufthansa Sub... [Published United States Department of Justice - Jul 24 2014]
Exclusive: Allegations of GSK corruption spread... [Published Reuters - Jul 24 2014]
Much Ado About 'The List' - Liberia Panic Follo... [Published Individual.com - Jul 24 2014]
What is Qualcomm’s ‘challenge’ in China? [Published VR Zone - Jul 24 2014]
AmerisourceBergen Reports Third Quarter Fiscal ... [Published Wall Street Select - Jul 24 2014]
R. Daniel O' Connor, Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP ... [Published Prlog - Jul 24 2014]
Bret A. Campbell, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersh... [Published Prlog - Jul 24 2014]
Court case counsels caution for international t... [Published Lexology - Jul 24 2014]
Why the world needs a corruption court [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 24 2014]
Federal Appellate Court issues broad interpreta... [Published Lexology - Jul 23 2014]
INTERVIEW-UK fraud office liaising with China o... [Published CNBC - Jul 23 2014]
Merrill Brink News Reviews and Opinion on July ... [Published TickerTech.com - Jul 23 2014]
World urgently needs an anti-corruption court [Published Gulf News - Jul 23 2014]
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Kimberly A. Ball, Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Ha... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 4 hours ago]
New York, NY, July 26, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Kimberly A. Ball, Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP will ...
Edward Kang, Partner, Alston & Bird LLP to Spea... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 4 hours ago]
New York, NY, July 26, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Edward Kang, Partner will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast ...
World Cup Finale – Compliance Lessons to be lea... [Published FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog - Jul 21 2014]
Over the past few weeks, I have written several articles on the lessons a compliance practitioner can draw from this year’s World Cup and the international group which runs the event, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association or more commonly ...
John Bell Hood and the Measurement of Conduct Risk [Published FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog - Jul 17 2014]
Readers of this blog know I am huge Civil War buff. Growing up in Texas, I only focused on the Southern side as a youngster and while this led to a sometime myopic view of events, in my mid-20s when I did begin to study the Northern side of the war, ...
Mergers and Acquisitions Under the FCPA, Part III [Published FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog - Jul 16 2014]
Today I conclude my three-part series on mergers and acquisitions under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) with a review of the post-acquisition phase. Previously many compliance practitioners had based decisions in the M&A context on DOJ Opinion ...
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SEC Charges Hewlett-Packard With FCPA Violations [Published SEC US Press Releases - Apr 09 2014]
SEC Names Sharon Binger as Director of Philadel... [Published SEC US Press Releases - Feb 20 2014]
Former Associate White House Counsel Christophe... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 16 2014]
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