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Time Out Regarding Certain Goodyear Commentary
Posted on 18 Mar 2015 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Pardon me for being that guy, but in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act space someone needs to put on the stripes because the information gatekeepers of much FCPA content tend to be non... Read More

The Tuck Rule, the Push Rule and Retaliation Against Whistleblowers
Posted on 22 Oct 2013 by Thomas Fox

I cannot say the missed horse-collar on Johnny Football on the Texas A&M Aggies final series takes the worst officiating call of this past weekend award but the un-sportsman like call against the Patriots on the New York Jets first field goal attempt... 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

In the Words of Mary Jo White
Posted on 30 Sep 2013 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor SEC Chair Mary Jo White delivered a speech last week titled “Deploying the Full Enforcement Arsenal” before the Council of Institutional Investors. The focus of White’s... 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 Oct. 31
Posted on 31 Oct 2014 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Scrutiny updates, the story of the FCPA, keep it simple, and for the reading stack. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. Scrutiny Updates Goodyear Goodyear Tire & Rubber... Read More

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending February 13
Posted on 13 Feb 2015 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Scrutiny alert and for the reading stack. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. Scrutiny Alert In August 2012, the Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals first disclosed its FCPA... Read More

The Origins of the FCPA: Lessons For Effective Compliance and Enforcement
Posted on 9 Sep 2014 by Thomas O. Gorman

“They trusted us” — Judge Stanley Sporkin explaining why 450 corporations self-reported in the 1970s Volunteer Program without a promise of immunity. This is the first part of an occasional series. The entire paper will be published... Read More

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending Sept. 26
Posted on 26 Sep 2014 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor An invite, ripples, the odd dynamic, and scrutiny alerts and updates. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. You Are Invited King & Spalding is pleased to host Professor... Read More

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending February 27
Posted on 27 Feb 2015 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Save the date, scrutiny updates, coming attraction, job alert, and for the reading stack. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. Save the Date An event notice for East Coast readers... Read More

The Gray Cloud of FCPA Scrutiny Simply Lasts Too Long
Posted on 9 Sep 2014 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Legal scrutiny – whether in the FCPA context or otherwise – is a cloud hanging over a business organization. When that legal scrutiny can result in potential criminal liability... Read More

Assessing DOJ Transparency
Posted on 29 Apr 2015 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Recently Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell gave this speech at an event hosted by New York University Law School’s Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement. The... Read More

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending May 30
Posted on 30 May 2014 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Attend the FCPA Institute, Wal-Mart fires back, up north, the race is on, deserving part 2, quotable, and a revised roundup. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. FCPA Institute... Read More

And The Apple Goes To …
Posted on 22 Aug 2013 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor This month’s FCPA Professor Apple Award goes to … Andrew Ross Sorkin. Writing in his column at the New York Times DealBook in the aftermath of JPMorgan’s FCPA scrutiny... Read More