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The Pressing Need for Diligence in the FCPA Space
Posted on 3 Nov 2015 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor In running FCPA Professor for over six years, I literally search for FCPA content every day. There is a lot of good stuff out there that is frequently highlighted on these pages. There... Read More

A Suggested Read on a Variety of Topics
Posted on 11 Nov 2014 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Several prior posts ( here , here , and here ) have focused on basic causation issues in connection with many Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement actions. The lack of causation... Read More

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending August 22
Posted on 22 Aug 2014 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor The FCPA in the hallways, Super Bowl bribery, no FCPA charges, quotable, survey says, FCPA reform advocate nominated to the federal bench, interesting homework assignment, scrutiny alert... Read More

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending Oct. 24
Posted on 24 Oct 2014 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor SEC administrative proceedings, a sorry state of affairs, voluntary disclosure calculus, nice payday but what was really accomplished, and for the reading stack. It’s all here in... Read More

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending November 13
Posted on 16 Nov 2015 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor A plethora of scrutiny alerts and updates, dismissed, quotable, and for the reading stack. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. Scrutiny Alerts and Updates Crawford & Company... Read More

What Can You Do When Risk Changes in a Third Party Relationship?
Posted on 21 Aug 2014 by Thomas Fox

The GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) corruption matter in China continues to reverberate throughout the international business community, inside and outside China. The more I think about the related trial of Peter Humphrey and his wife, Yu Yingzeng for violating... Read More

Wall Street Journal Pulls a Nana Nana Boo Boo on the New York Times Walmart Reporting
Posted on 21 Oct 2015 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor On Monday, the Wall Street Journal published this page one article titled “Wal-Mart Bribery Probe Finds Few Signs of Major Misconduct in Mexico” about the company’s long... Read More

Goodyear to Pay SEC More Than $16M to Settle Federal Corruption Claims
Posted on 24 Feb 2015 by Timothy Raub

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) According to the terms of administrative order issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission today, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will pay more than $16 million to settle claims that it violated provisions... Read More

SNC-Lavalin Should Be Grateful and Not Pout
Posted on 24 Feb 2015 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor But Mom / Dad, when Johnny gets into trouble his parents do things a little bit differently, why can’t I benefit from that? As I told The Globe and Mail in this article, that is... Read More

Three Lines of Defense for FCPA Compliance: Lessons from a Holistic GRC Model
Posted on 25 May 2011 by Thomas Fox

In a session at Compliance Week 2011 entitled, " Implementing a Compliance Program in a Global Business Using a Holistic GRC Model ", the speakers, John Farrell and James Littley, both of KPMG and Robert Brewer, Chief Compliance Officer of... Read More

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending July 4
Posted on 3 Jul 2014 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor On the brink of trial, statistics of note, the over-hyped U.K. Bribery Act turns 3, say what?, and for the reading stack. It’s all here in a special Thursday edition of the Friday... Read More

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending January 30
Posted on 30 Jan 2015 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Scrutiny alerts, compliance defense, be a scholar, industry news, and for the reading stack. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. Scrutiny Alerts The Bank of New York Mellon... Read More

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending April 10
Posted on 10 Apr 2015 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Making a difference, to FCPA Inc., and scrutiny alert. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. Making a Difference In running this website, I sometimes feel like the captain of... Read More

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending January 9
Posted on 9 Jan 2015 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor From the dockets, cleared, when the dust settles, outreach, and quotable. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. From the Dockets Sigelman This recent post highlighted the... Read More

Meaning of "Foreign Official" Under the FCPA
Posted on 26 Apr 2012 by Roger Witten, Kimberly Parker, Jay Holtmeier

Excerpt: Before the government's recent increased focus on prosecuting individuals, there were few litigated cases involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") and, accordingly, few judicial decisions interpreting the statute.... Read More