US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

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First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act

Tom Fox is prolific writer on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. He publishes the excellent FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog . One of the downsides to a blog is that it’s a running commentary and not a narrative guide. Blogs are great for sharing ... [Published Compliance Building - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

GlaxoSmithKline Bribery Probe Extended to Jordan and Lebanon

Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline is investigating allegations that its staff offered bribes to doctors in Jordan and Lebanon, according to the Wall Street Journal.The claims relate to GSK staff offering perks including flexible travel arrangements ... [Published International Business Times UK - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

MAJOR COMPANIES BOOST FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION

The St. Petersburg TimesPublished: April 16, 2014 (Issue # 1806)Hewlett-Packard has pleaded guilty to paying millions to Russian prosecutors.Photo: David Christiansen / flickrLarge companies in Russia are taking vigorous steps against corruption under ... [Published St. Petersburg Times Russia - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Control Risks adds new exec

Control Risks, an independent risk consultancy specializing in political, integrity, and security risk, has named Greg Esslinger to lead its corporate investigations and legal technologies businesses in the Americas. Esslinger is an experienced fraud ... [Published Government Security News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

GSK fields challenge to reputation from Poland bribery claims

The BBC investigation , which will be broadcast tonight, claims that the company may have violated the UK Bribery Act and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which make it illegal for companies to bribe government employees abroad.GSK issued a response ... [Published PR Week UK - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Updates from GSK and Glencore Xstrata

PAA sharp 1.21% drop for the FTSE 100 on Friday, down to 6,561. IAG , owner of British Airways , saw a 5.27% lurch downwards to 392.10p while Hargreaves Lansdown also fell heavily, slipping 5.06% to 1257p. Sports Direct Int also saw pressure, down -4 ... [Published AOL UK - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement activity: 2013 year in review and 2014 preview

I. IntroductionThe 2013 calendar year saw several significant developments in the enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) combined to collect in ... [Published Lexology - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Expat Life in China: A Review Of Unsavory Elements

Unsavory Elements  is an anthology of true stories about foreigners “on the loose” in China. Through their stories, the authors and journalists from the book also explore illegality and ethics in China. As  China Law Blog describes:  Ranging from ... [Published Global Voices Online - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

New Edition of Aaron Murphy’s FCPA Resource Guide Published

Media Mentions & Press ReleasesApril 11, 2014(San Francisco) – Akin Gump is pleased to announce the publication of the 2014 edition of litigation partner Aaron Murphy’s book Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: A Practical Resource for Managers and Executives ... [Published Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action Against Hyperdynamics Corporation and Certain Officers - HDY

/PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against Hyperdynamics Corporation ("Hyperdynamics" or the "Company") (NYSE: HDY) and certain of its officers. The class action, filed in United States District Court, Southern District of ... [Published TickerTech.com - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

New Yorks Premier Private Investigators Expanding Their Global Reach.

New York City's Pinnacle Protective Services, Inc., has been providing their clients with the best possible private investigation services since 1991, including sources of information and due diligence tools. "In keeping with our company motto 'IF KNOWLEDGE ... [Published Free Press Release - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

None hurt in immaculate corruption, th...

This week the American people learned an important lesson about bribery. It can happen all by itself. There’s even a name for this: immaculate corruption.And it works just like the old saw about guns: people don’t bribe, corporations do.This explains ... [Published IOL - Apr 11 2014]

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"If you type 'FCPA' in Google or Bing in China now, the first thing that comes up on the adverts is whistleblower lawyers" said lawyer Edmonds
...a hard thing to do, and it could have a negative impact on revenues," said Stijn Vanacker, global healthcare analyst at investment manager Robeco. "Doctors are the ones who use the drugs. They are the customers, and you need them onside."
...nice, and very democratic country, and so, we have learned from Edward Snowden, is America," he told me, sarcastically through an interpreter. "And caught in the middle is Ukraine, a country which because of its geographical position looks East and West but wishes to belong to neither. I don't know who it is that the Americans have decided I am, but what is clear is that my country is being used as a playground by the superpowers."
...Now, things are moving again - not in retail but in cash-and-carry. "I see no difference whether we move ahead in cash-and- carry or multi-brand in future" Walmart's Price said last week

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China's new breed of whistleblowers takes on bi... [Published CNBC - 4 hours ago]
Judge Rebukes Labor Department Over Shoddy Case [Published Cato Institute - 6 hours ago]
GlaxoSmithKline investigating bribery of foreig... [Published Inside Counsel - 7 hours ago]
Judge Rebukes Labor Department Over Shoddy Case [Published Cato @ Liberty - 8 hours ago]
General Cable : Comments on Venezuelan Currency... [Published 4 Traders - 13 hours ago]
Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act [Published Compliance Building - 13 hours ago]
GSK, facing bribery claims, battles to build ne... [Published CNBC - 15 hours ago]
How Obama's Clumsy Judicial Imperialism is Maki... [Published Breitbart.com - 21 hours ago]
U.S. Jury Indicts Rajya Sabha MP in Bribery Con... [Published India-West - 23 hours ago]
Court ruling doesn’t stop conflict minerals com... [Published Journal of Accountancy - Apr 16 2014]
Retailers shift focus as winds change [Published Business Standard India - Apr 16 2014]
Will Avon be Able to Turn Things Around? [Published Motley Fool - Apr 16 2014]
GlaxoSmithKline Bribery Probe Extended to Jorda... [Published International Business Times UK - Apr 16 2014]
Leading Drug Company Faces Bribery Allegations [Published Royds Solicitors - Apr 16 2014]
Navigating the minefield: Special risks in FCPA... [Published Inside Counsel - Apr 16 2014]
Conflict mineral rule ‘violates free-speech right’ [Published BDlive - Apr 16 2014]
Wall Street executives arrested in Venezuela br... [Published Caribbean News Now! - Apr 16 2014]
Implementing Compliance Incentives In Your Company [Published JD Supra - Apr 16 2014]
MAJOR COMPANIES BOOST FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION [Published St. Petersburg Times Russia - Apr 15 2014]
Expect corruption crackdown to widen, intensify [Published Reuters - Apr 15 2014]
Former Direct Access Partners heads charged in ... [Published Inside Counsel - Apr 15 2014]
Two New York executives charged with bribery in... [Published El Universal Venezuela - Apr 15 2014]
Control Risks adds new exec [Published Government Security News - Apr 15 2014]
MediaPro Announces the Adaptive Compliance Libr... [Published Digital Journal - Apr 15 2014]
Implementing Compliance Incentives In Your Company [Published FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog - Apr 15 2014]
CEO and Managing Partner of Wall Street Broker-... [Published United States Department of Justice - Apr 14 2014]
SEC Establishes Dedicated Group to Focus on Pri... [Published JD Supra - Apr 14 2014]
Two NY broker-dealer execs charged in Venezuela... [Published CNBC - Apr 14 2014]
GlaxoSmithKline’s Collection of Bribery Allegat... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 14 2014]
GlaxoSmithKline accused of bribing doctors in P... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 14 2014]
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Judge Rebukes Labor Department Over Shoddy Case [Published Cato @ Liberty - 8 hours ago]
Walter Olson It seems every week or two another federal agency gets smacked down in court for trampling the rights of regulated parties in enforcement litigation. This week it’s the Labor Department ’s turn: The U.S. Department of Labor must pay more ...
Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act [Published Compliance Building - 13 hours ago]
Tom Fox is prolific writer on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. He publishes the excellent FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog . One of the downsides to a blog is that it’s a running commentary and not a narrative guide. Blogs are great for sharing ...
Implementing Compliance Incentives In Your Company [Published FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog - Apr 15 2014]
Several readers have asked why I have not written anything about the Houston Astros this year. The answer is two-fold. The first is that I really do not care. However, the more I thought about it, the real reason is that they are not relevant. Just ...
GlaxoSmithKline’s Collection of Bribery Allegat... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 14 2014]
British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline  ( NYSE:GSK ) is facing another criminal investigation, this time in Poland. The news comes after previous reports of similar bribery allegations in Iraq. Last year, the company came under fire for corruption ...
GSK Poland - Shelley Jofre writes in the BMJ [Published PharmaGossip - Apr 14 2014]
Shelley Jofre, BBC Panorama correspondent shelley.jofre@bbc.co.uk The company may have broken US and UK laws on bribery, says  Shelley Jofre GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) recently announced that by 2016 it will end direct payments to doctors for promotional talks ...
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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]
SEC Charges Alcoa With FCPA Violations [Published SEC US Press Releases - Jan 09 2014]
SEC Charges Archer-Daniels-Midland Company With... [Published SEC US Press Releases - Dec 20 2013]
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