Schlagwort-Archive: Compliance

Code of Conduct, Compliance Policies and Procedures-Part IV

This is the fourth and final installment of my series on the the importance of a Code of Conduct and anti-corruption compliance policies and procedures in your compliance program and how you should go about drafting or updating Code of … Weiterlesen

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Common Sense in the Definition of ‘Instrumentality’ Under the FCPA

In what can only be called a judicial decision based on common sense the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, in an opinion released on May 16, upheld the convictions of Joel Esquenazi and Carlos Rodriguez for violations of the Foreign … Weiterlesen

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SEC Sanctions Company for Whistleblower Retaliation

I drove my daughter to the airport today for her summer exchange program in Spain. On the way she asked me what I was going to blog about tomorrow and I told her whistleblowers. She was not familiar with that … Weiterlesen

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The Magna Carta and Scrutiny of Your Compliance Program

Yesterday, June 15was Father’s Day so for allus fathers out there, it was our day and I hope that you enjoyed and cherished it. It was also the anniversary of what I believe was one of the greatest achievements in … 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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Getting Your Company Ready for M&A Compliance Due Diligence

Who was the absolute worst general during the Civil War? While there are many worthy candidates for this dubious honor, on the Southern side my vote goes to General John Bell Hood. One of the prime proponents of the Southern … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: Distributors Should Be Analyzed As Any Other Third Party Representative in the Sales Chain

Ed. Note-David Simon is a partner at Foley and Lardner and Bill Athanas is a partner at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP. Both have practices which include FCPA compliance.  After my recent post on distributors under the FCPA, David and … Weiterlesen

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Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Haftungsrisiken auch für deutsche Unternehmen

Der in den USA bereits 1977 in Kraft getretene Foreign Corrupt Practices Act („FCPA“) stellt ein zentrales Regelwerk im Kampf gegen grenzüberschreitende Korruption dar. Konkret regelt der FCPA zwei Sachverhalte: Zum einen verbietet er die Bestechung ausländischer Amtsträger („Bestechungsverbot“), zum … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: This is not a compliance failure. It’s an ethical failure

In the movie “Margin Call” the character played by Jeremy Irons says that there are three ways to lead in business: (1) Be the smartest; (2) Be there first; (3) Cheat. I thought about this trichotomy when reading several articles … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: What is the Role of a Board of Directors?

One of the ongoing topics for various Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA); UK Bribery Act or other anti-corruption and anti-bribery compliance conferences is what information does a Board of Directors want or need for oversight of a compliance program? However … Weiterlesen

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