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Provenance in the Supply Chain: Transparency and Accountability under the FCPA and Bribery Act
Posted on 21 Oct 2010 by Thomas Fox

In the October 2010 issue of the Harvard Business Review there is a Spotlight article on " The Transparent Supply Chain ". In this article, author Stephen New discusses the evolution in Supply Chain from opaqueness to transparency and focuses... Read More

Doing Business in China: Mitigating FCPA Compliance Risk After the Rio Tinto Verdict
Posted on 8 Jun 2010 by Gary D. Anderson

China offers a wealth of opportunities to multinational corporations looking to tap into the country's lucrative market for goods and services. However, the combination of intense competition for China profits, prevalence of state-controlled entities... Read More

The Six Principles of a Best Practices Anti-Corruption Program Under the UK Bribery Act Guidance-Part I
Posted on 23 Sep 2010 by Thomas Fox

Last week the United Kingdom's Ministry of Justice released its " Consultation on guidance about commercial organisations preventing bribery (section 9 of the Bribery Act 2010 )". The stated purpose of this document is to provide guidance... Read More

The International View on US Anti-Bribery Efforts
Posted on 21 Oct 2010 by Doug Cornelius

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's report on U.S. anti-bribery efforts released their Phase 3 Report on the United States . In its report, the Working Group commended the United States for its engagement with the private... Read More

The Six Principles of a Best Practices Anti-Corruption Program Under the UK Bribery Act Guidance-Part II
Posted on 24 Sep 2010 by Thomas Fox

Last week the United Kingdom's Ministry of Justice released its " Consultation on guidance about commercial organisations preventing bribery (section 9 of the Bribery Act 2010 )". The stated purpose of this document is to provide guidance... Read More

UK Bribery Act Guidance Released
Posted on 21 Sep 2010 by Thomas Fox

Last week the United Kingdom's Ministry of Justice released its " Consultation on guidance about commercial organisations preventing bribery (section 9 of the Bribery Act 2010) ". The stated purpose of this document is to provide guidance... Read More

The FCPA and Doing Business In A Pure Pay to Play Country
Posted on 30 Mar 2010 by Thomas Fox

Excerpt: Since March 15th 2010, the blogosphere has seen some interesting discussions about the economics of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The spark which ignited the blog-world was a statement by Wall Street Journal editorial board... Read More

Fulbright: Foreign Investigations - A Case Study
Posted on 10 Oct 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

View Media With the widely-reported increase in FCPA enforcement by the U.S. DOJ and SEC, and the new UK Bribery Act recently taking effect, corporations are increasingly required to conduct anti-bribery due diligence and investigations across the... Read More