Human Trafficking—Is Your Supply Chain Due Diligence Diligent Enough?
By Kristin Casler featuring T. Markus Funk, Perkins Coie; Katie Shay, International Corporate Accountability Roundtable -- The International Labour Organization estimates that nearly 21 million people are victims of forced labor. With world-wide attention focused on anti-trafficking efforts...
2 Mar 2015
Scourge of Human Trafficking: Enforcement and Litigation Trends
Forced labor is rampant around the globe. It poses serious, sometimes unfathomable threats to the victims and their families. It also happens to be very bad for business. In fact, high-profile labor trafficking carries the same risks to operations as do natural disasters, extreme weather or cybercrime...
2 Sep 2014
Avoiding FCPA Pitfalls When Entertaining Foreign Officials
Conducting business abroad can be complex enough because of differing languages, cultures and laws. Throw in maintaining compliance with U.S. anti-corruption rules when spending money on foreign officials, and the complexity multiplies. Persistent enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act...
10 Jun 2014
Human Trafficking: Forced Labor & Federal Enforcement | A LexisNexis® OnDemand Webinar
Recording Date: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 | Duration: 95 minutes | | VIEW NOW | Human trafficking is an international scourge. The International Labour Organisation (ILO) estimates that 20.9 million people are trapped in forced labor or servitude around the globe. In the United States, the federal...
11 May 2014
Not All Risks Are Equal: Best Practices for Complying with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Let’s start with a glaring generality. Complying with global anti-corruption regulations across 150 or more countries will not happen by itself, and it is not a “one and done” exercise. Nor can you treat every potential risk the same, otherwise you risk spending all of your company’s...
17 Mar 2014
FCPA Red Flags: What to Avoid, What to Expect & Ways to Reduce Global Business Risk | A LexisNexis® OnDemand Webinar
Recording Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 | Duration: 95 minutes | VIEW NOW | The U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities Exchange Commission continue their increasing crackdown on foreign corruption. It is critical for any company that engages in any type of business in a foreign country...
30 Jan 2014
Significant Corporate FCPA Enforcement Actions in 2013
By Thomas Fox The first half of 2013 saw some significant Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement actions. These actions made clear that a company’s actions during the pendency of the investigation, in addition to the underlying FCPA violations, will be evaluated and assessed to determine...
17 Jul 2013
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