One of the areas which is universally listed as a
component of a best practices compliance policy under the Foreign
Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), UK Bribery Act and OECD Good Practices is that of
a written compliance code. However this is not an area that most compliance
practitioners spend much...
I am attending the 2011
Global Ethics Summit this week in New York City. It is presented by Ethisphere and Thomson Reuters . This post will be first
of several based upon the comments of the panelists. In today's posting we will
discuss some of the issues faced in emerging markets, regarding anti...
We often write and speak on some of the lesson learned
from enforcement actions brought by the Department of Justice (DOJ) under the
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). We believe that companies can not only
learn from the mistakes of others in implementing or enhancing their compliance
On April 8, 2011, the Wall Street
Journal (WSJ) reported that Johnson & Johnson settled certain charges
related to violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) with the
Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The
settlement was in the mechanism of a...
The House Judiciary Committee will hold hearings Tuesday
on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. At this point the Witness List as set
forth on the Committee's website is as follows:
Former Attorney General
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP...