Archiv der Kategorie: Compliance

Doing Less with Less and the Unification of Germany

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 … Weiterlesen

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Revisiting The Raven and Visiting Foreign Subsidiaries

On 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 … Weiterlesen

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Hiring and Promotion in Compliance – Wait for Great

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.

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Doing Business in India – Corruption Risks and Responses

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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Due Diligence Going Forward in China

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 … Weiterlesen

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Does Your Company Still Allow Facilitation Payments?

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.

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Termination of a Third Party or Breaking Up Should Not Be Hard To Do

One of treats each month for the compliance professional is reading the GRC Illustrated column by Carole Switzer, President of the Open Compliance and Ethics Group (OCEG), in the Compliance Week magazine.

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United States: Timing May Be Everything In Breach Of Warranty Claims

In the wake of the recent recalls and warranty campaigns, suppliers should bear in mind the threshold statute of limitations defense that they may have to any attempts by the OEMs to recover against them for costs for issues that … Weiterlesen

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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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Consumer Class Action Settlements: 2010-2013 Settlements Increasing, With a Focus on Privacy

Consumer class actions — cases where plaintiffs purchased a product or service from a defendant and allege some kind of fraud, product defect, or other information failure — have become ubiquitous. Actions are filed against defendants each week, with dozens … Weiterlesen

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