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Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending Sept. 19

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor GSK announces verdict in China, the silly season, interesting read, Alibaba, and get it right! It’s all here in the Friday roundup. GSK Verdict in China Earlier today, GlaxoSmithKline announced : “[T]he Changsha Intermediate...

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending Sept. 26

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 Mike Koehler for an informal lunch discussion...

The Origins of the FCPA: Lessons For Effective Compliance and Enforcement — Conclusion

This is the final part of an occasional series. The first is available here , the second here , the third here , the fourth here and the fifth here . The entire paper will be published by Securities Regulation Law Journal early next year. Conclusion: The FCPA Today The FCPA was unique in the world...

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending Oct. 10

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor A tribute, resource alert, bureaucratic brazenness , scrutiny alerts and updates, a bushel, quotable, and for the reading stack. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. James McGrath I join Tom Fox ( FCPA Compliance and Ethics...

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending Oct. 17

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Strange definitions, asset recovery, through the revolving door, and proof. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. Strange Definitions The Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission sure do have some strange...

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending Oct. 24

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 the Friday roundup. SEC Administrative Proceedings...

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending Oct. 31

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 Co. has been under FCPA scrutiny for approximately...

Items of Interest From the Bio-Rad Enforcement Action

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor This previous post dived deep into the Bio-Rad Laboratories FCPA enforcement action. This post continues the analysis by highlighting various issues from the enforcement action. Play On Words The enforcement action was the result...

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending Nov. 7

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor A double standard dandy, scrutiny alerts, quotable, asset recovery, protection money, and for the reading stack. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. Double Standard Dandy Numerous prior posts have highlighted the double standard...

A Suggested Read on a Variety of Topics

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 between an alleged bribe payment and any alleged...

FCPA Survey Results From the Classroom

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Call them green, inexperienced, and naive as to how things really work. I call them good Foreign Corrupt Practices Act survey respondents because they are immersed in learning: (i) about black letter legal principles; (ii) legal authority...

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending December 5

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Transparency International’s latest Corruption Perception Index, monitor issues, scrutiny alert, Chinese SOEs, SEC press releases, hot, and for the reading stack. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. Transparency International’s...

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending January 9

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 motion to dismiss filed by Joseph Sigelman. Among...

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending January 16

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Hollywood film studios, more FBI agents, asset recovery, quotable, and for the reading stack. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. Hollywood Film Studios A recent Wall Street Journal article went in-depth regarding the FCPA...

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending January 30

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 Corp (BNY Mellon) recently disclosed : “In...

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending February 13

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 scrutiny and in its most recent annual report the...

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending February 20

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Wal-Mart related, north of the border, scrutiny alerts and updates, and an issue to watch. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. Wal-Mart Related Here is what Wal-Mart said in its recent 4Q FY2015 earnings call . “FCPA...

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending February 27

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. On Friday, March 6th, the Fordham Law Review...

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending May 15

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Like it, quotable, and scrutiny alerts and updates. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. Like It If you get your FCPA from FCPA Professor, you can now like FCPA Professor on Facebook. Click here . You can also follow FCPA...

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending May 29

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Survey says, scrutiny alert, chuckle, and for the reading stack. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. Survey Says Items that caught my eye from Kroll/Compliance Week’s recent 2015 Anti-Bribery and Corruption Benchmarking...

What’s The Difference?

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor It was not my intent to publish a third-straight post on double standard issues, let alone a post with the same headline as yesterday (see posts here and here from earlier this week). However, in writing on the double standard topic...

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending September 18

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor DOJ compliance counsel identified, additional lenient PetroTiger exec sentences, scrutiny alerts and updates, and for the reading stack. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. DOJ Compliance Counsel As highlighted in this previous...

Where Does the Truth Lie?

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor If the DOJ and/or SEC make allegations in a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement action, and a risk averse corporation agrees to resolve the enforcement action in the absence of judicial scrutiny, does that mean the allegations are...

Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending October 30

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Scrutiny alerts and updates, civil litigation updates, SEC enforcement statistics, and for the reading stack. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. Scrutiny Alerts and Updates Millicom The telecom and media company headquartered...

Enforcement Officials Speak on Compliance and Individual Accountability

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor This post summarizes two recent speeches by DOJ/SEC enforcement officials that touched upon topics relevant to Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement. In the first speech , Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell, speaking at...