Just as the GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) case in China heralded a new day in international anti-corruption enforcement, the Petrobras case may be equally important going forward. The scope and breadth of the investigation is truly becoming worldwide. Last...
Last Thursday, Earl
Scruggs died. He was one of the musician's most responsible for my
development in learning about, and appreciating, different styles of music. For
musicians, he basically invented and then popularized the 3 finger picking
Not many people realize that the US has elected one
president who served as a prisoner of war. That man was Andrew Jackson, who was
captured by the British during the Revolutionary War. Now, can you name the
American President who killed another man...
In a recently released White Paper by the Wolfsberg
Group, entitled " Wolfsberg
Anti-Corruption Guidance " , a group of internal banks, together
with Transparency Internal and the Basel Institute on Governance, issued
guidance on anti-corruption...
The Brazilian corruption scandal took a new turn last week, when the Brazilian government announced that it was investigating the country’s health ministry and the state-owned bank Caixa Econômica Federal (Caixa). As reported by Rogerio Jelmayer...
Ninety-nine years ago Friday the Easter Rebellion began. If there is one event that is seared into history as a turning point for Irish independence from Britain, it was the Easter Rebellion. England had finally granted Home Rule to Ireland in 1914 but...
While the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is still the most widely recognized and enforcement anti-bribery and anti-corruption law across the globe, there have been a number of initiatives which will lead directly to greater anti-bribery and anti...
“ Three things can happen when you throw the football, and two of them are bad .”
That football truism (allegedly) came from former Texas Longhorn head coach Darrell Royal. While he intoned it in a different era, Pete Carroll and his Seattle...
International (TI) recently released, in draft form for consultation, a
White Paper entitled " Anti-Bribery Guidance for Transactions ." Although
this version was preliminary draft, available for a commentary period and the
This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor
As highlighted here , here and here , last Fall the Supreme Court had the opportunity to correct the 11th Circuit’s flawed interpretation of the important “foreign official”...