US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

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Companies seek expert help to ensure corporate governance compliance

Even as companies are exposed to multi-jurisdictional laws and regulations, compliance and its monitoring have become a complex task. Taking preventive measures against compliance violations, corporate misconduct and disputes with authorities has become ... [Published Hindu Business Line - 5 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Foreign anti-corruption gets a global clampdown

South African businesses need to comply with foreign anti-corruption laws or risk doing business outside of the country.Firms such as Net1 and Gold Fields are currently being investigated on allegations of corruption. PHOTOS:“The Americans instituted ... [Published CNBC Africa - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Key Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:KEG) Investor Alert: Lawsuit Alleges False and Misleading Statements

San Diego, CA -- ( ReleaseWire ) -- 08/26/2014 -- An investor, who purchased shares of Key Energy Services, Inc. ( NYSE:KEG ), filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas over alleged violations of Federal Securities ... [Published SBWire - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE 1- Largest investor asks Layne Christensen to reorganize

(Adds details, background)Aug 25 (Reuters) - Layne Christensen Co's largestshareholder said it had asked the water management company toreorganize and consider selling a division to repay debt.Investment manager Van Den Berg Management I Inc, which s ... [Published Reuters - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Conviction of Private Investigators in China Further Complicates Anti-Corruption Compliance Efforts

August 25, 2014 11:36 amBy Kathleen L. MatsoukasThe recent convictions of Peter Humphrey and his wife and business partner Yu Yingzeng demonstrate the risks corporate investigation firms face in China when they obtain or pass on information on Chinese ... [Published Main Justice - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

M&A: Compliance due diligence

With a renewed focus on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the technology sector, it may be time to refresh your M&A compliance playbook to reflect an increasingly complex regulatory environment.If your company's M&A compliance guidelines have been sitting ... [Published Inside Counsel - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Bribery, Twice Removed

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 implementing the government’s ... [Published JD Supra - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

What Can You Do When Risk Changes in a Third Party Relationship?

The GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) corruption matter in China continues to reverberate throughout the international business community, inside and outside China. The more I think about the related trial of Peter Humphrey and his wife, Yu Yingzeng for violating ... [Published FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 80, Interview with the FCPA Professor, Part I

In this Part I of a two-part interview with the FCPA Professor, we visit about his new book, The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in a New Era.Embed VideoPress CTRL+C to copy embed code to clipboard ... [Published JD Supra - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Exposing Corruption in the Chevron Amazon Case

, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled that a $9.5 billion Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron Corporation for alleged contamination was the product of fraud and racketeering activity, finding it unenforceable. The ruling ... [Published Noodls - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Voyager II Launches and The FCPA Professor’s New Book

Many readers of this blog will recall that the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is 37 years old this year. Perhaps less might remember that also 37 years ago, NASA launched Voyager II, which was an unmanned spacecraft. It was the first of two ... [Published FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 7 reports

Smith & Wesson (SWHC) to Pay $2M in SEC Bribery Case

Smith & Wesson ( SWHC ) has agreed to pay a $2 million bribery charge from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).The firearms company was fined $2 million by the SEC for allegedly paying out foreign officials between 2007 and 2010. Smith & ... [Published InvestorPlace.com - Jul 28 2014]

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"Key Energy seems to have established a pattern of unethical business dealings. Their shareholders deserve better and should hold the Company to account" said Mr. Kathrein
...delivering wind turbines with some of the highest availability, reliably and power in India ,' said Devansh Jain , director of Inox Wind Limited . "We have been successful in growing our business and taking market share in India as we continue to work towards our goal of being the preferred wind solutions provider to independent power producers, utilities, and large corporations."
"In the U S BP and a handful of other big oil companies are lobbying to weaken transparency rules that would enable citizens to effectively ‘follow the money' from natural resource deals in African countries. Meanwhile many resource-rich countries including Angola are still failing to adequately disclose where billions of dollars are going from oil revenues paid by these companies" said Simon Taylor, director of Global Witness
...After a decade in the U K , Cohen told the court, "I have forgotten a lot of my ‘American.’ " He also revealed that "approximately 50 percent of [Och-Ziff’s total] assets are invested outside the United States, and 40 percent of our investors are resident or based in Europe."

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Foreign anti-corruption gets a global clampdown [Published CNBC Africa - 11 hours ago]
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John Paulson's Big Q2 Buys [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 26 2014]
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AMERICAN SUPERCONDUCTOR : AMSC Receives $15 Mil... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 26 2014]
Revolving doors: US sees spate of lateral hires [Published Legal Business - Aug 26 2014]
Risk Assessments-the Cornerstone of Your Compli... [Published FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog - Aug 26 2014]
The Wal-Mart decision: just how big a blow did ... [Published Lexology - Aug 26 2014]
BP and partners' $350 mm payments in Angola sho... [Published Alexanders Gas & Oil Connections - Aug 25 2014]
Presumption Against Extraterritoriality in Morr... [Published Mayer Brown - Aug 25 2014]
Costly FCPA Misconceptions [Published Main Justice - Aug 25 2014]
Conviction of Private Investigators in China Fu... [Published Main Justice - Aug 25 2014]
UPDATE 1- Largest investor asks Layne Christens... [Published Reuters - Aug 25 2014]
The Whole World Is Watching Mexico In the Fight... [Published JD Supra - Aug 22 2014]
M&A: Compliance due diligence [Published Inside Counsel - Aug 22 2014]
Bribery, Twice Removed [Published JD Supra - Aug 22 2014]
The Whole World Is Watching Mexico In the Fight... [Published FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog - Aug 22 2014]
Supply Chain Lessons from Walmart’s Meat Recall... [Published Spend Matters - Aug 21 2014]
What Can You Do When Risk Changes in a Third Pa... [Published JD Supra - Aug 21 2014]
The Hedge Fund and the Despot [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 21 2014]
Fraud risks jump by 56% in India’s M&E sector [Published Ernst & Young - Aug 21 2014]
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 80, I... [Published JD Supra - Aug 21 2014]
5 Trends from 10 Years of Surveying Corporate C... [Published Corporate Executive Board - Aug 21 2014]
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Marvin G. Pickholz, Partner, Duane Morris LLP t... [Published PR.com Press Releases - 16 hours ago]
New York, NY, August 27, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Marvin G. Pickholz, Partner, Duane Morris LLP will speak at a ...
Risk Assessments-the Cornerstone of Your Compli... [Published FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog - Aug 26 2014]
Yesterday, I blogged about the Desktop Risk Assessment. I received so many comments and views about the post, I was inspired to put together a longer post on the topic of risk assessments more generally. Of course I got carried away so today, I will ...
The Whole World Is Watching Mexico In the Fight... [Published FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog - Aug 22 2014]
Don Pardo died this week. While perhaps not of the public stature of Robin Williams or Lauren Bacall, whom we lost last week, his passing nonetheless was well noted in the national media. Pardo lived to the ripe old age of 96 and got his start in ...
What Can You Do When Risk Changes in a Third Pa... [Published FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog - Aug 21 2014]
The GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) corruption matter in China continues to reverberate throughout the international business community, inside and outside China. The more I think about the related trial of Peter Humphrey and his wife, Yu Yingzeng for violating ...
Voyager II Launches and The FCPA Professor’s Ne... [Published FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog - Aug 20 2014]
Many readers of this blog will recall that the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is 37 years old this year. Perhaps less might remember that also 37 years ago, NASA launched Voyager II, which was an unmanned spacecraft. It was the first of two ...
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SEC Charges Smith & Wesson With FCPA Violations [Published SEC US Press Releases - Jul 28 2014]
SEC Charges Hewlett-Packard With FCPA Violations [Published SEC US Press Releases - Apr 09 2014]
Former Associate White House Counsel Christophe... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 16 2014]
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