Doing Less with Less and the Unification of Germany

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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 much about the conference up on the SCCE blogsite, this week and into the future. Weiterlesen

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Revisiting The Raven and Visiting Foreign Subsidiaries

https://tfoxlaw.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/poe-and-raven.jpgOn January 19 we celebrated the birth of one of America’s most iconic authors, Edgar Allen Poe, who was born on this day in Boston, Massachusetts. Anyone who reads or watches a mystery show on television owes a debt to Poe for inventing the genre. Weiterlesen

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Hiring and Promotion in Compliance – Wait for Great

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The role of Human Resources (HR) in anti-corruption programs, based upon the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) or UK Bribery Act, is often underestimated. Weiterlesen

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Doing Business in India – Corruption Risks and Responses

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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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An Election Night Wave for Legal Reform in the United States

Lesenswert! Friday, November 7, 2014. By Lisa A. Rickard
President, U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform

According to a nationwide poll of voters conducted by Public Opinion Strategies for the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, voters expressed strong frustration with the current lawsuit system. They want elected officials to pass common-sense legal reforms. For example: Weiterlesen

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SEC hands out $30 million in largest-ever whistleblower award

IMG_1114The anonymous recipient will get more than double the previous record whistleblower award after providing information that led directly to an SEC enforcement. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced the largest-ever award to result from a whistleblower program that went into effect three years ago. Weiterlesen

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Deal Points – The Newsletter of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee

Hier der aktuelle Newsletter der M&A Gruppe innerhalb der American Bar Association, dessen Mitglied NIETZER & HÄUSLER ist: Deal-Points-Vol-XIX-Issue-3-Fall-2014

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Due Diligence Going Forward in China

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Whatever you might think of where his career went, Elton John had some great early stuff. I still rank Tumbleweed Connection right up there as one of my favorite albums of all-time. And while it was packed with some great tracks, one of my most favorite was Where to Now St. Peter? Weiterlesen

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Does Your Company Still Allow Facilitation Payments?

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One of the more confusing areas of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is in that of facilitation payments. Facilitation payments are small bribes but make no mistake about it, they are bribes. Weiterlesen

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US-Reexportkontrollbestimmungen, Must Read für global agierende Firmen

Länderschwerpunkt USA: Produkte „Made in Germany“ enthalten häufig Komponenten oder Technologien amerikanischen Ursprungs. Diese können bei einem Export aus Deutschland noch immer der amerikanischen Exportkontrolle unterliegen. Die Nichtbeachtung der amerikanischen Ausfuhrbestimmungen kann u.a. zum Ausschluss vom Handel mit amerikanischen Produkten führen, außerdem ist mit empfindlichen Strafen und/oder einem Eintrag in die („Schwarzen Listen“) der U.S.- Regierung zu rechnen. Es genügt daher keinesfalls nur deutsches bzw. EU- Ausfuhrrecht zu beachten!   Merkblatt_US_Reexportkontrollbestimmungen-data

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