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Could FCPA Investigations Influence International Arbitration?

Is it possible for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other domestic anti-corruption regimes to influence the outcomes of international investment arbitrations? In my… 517 more words


The HP FCPA Settlement

Last week the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) jointly announced the conclusion of a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement action against Hewlett-Packard Company (HP). 1,679 more words


Revolving Doors and Corruption

I recently came across a couple of interesting blog posts about corruption and the “revolving door” in the U.S. government (the cycling of individuals from the private sector to government and back again—often as representatives of the same industries they used to regulate while in government). 826 more words


Court's In Camera Examination of Attorney Leads to Crime-Fraud Exception Finding

In a grand jury investigation into FCPA violations, the Third Circuit upheld a district court’s in camera examination of a corporation’s attorney and application of the crime–fraud exception to overcome… 665 more words

Attorney-Client Privilege

Life Cycle of Third Party Management - Step 1 Business Justification

With thanks to the Two Tough Cookies, I am back from a successful Spring Break college tour to universities in the state of Washington. My daughter and I had a great time, experienced some typical and untypical Seattle weather and met some very interesting folks on our trip. 1,142 more words


PressTV: What are ‘Blackwater’ combat forces doing in Ukraine?

Thu Mar 20, 2014 7:38PM GMT

Click Here to watch some of this very interesting 25-minute INTERACT video. . . which interacts with us the people :) ~J… 253 more words


The Destruction of Arthur Andersen and the Use of DPAs in FCPA Enforcement

The debate over the efficiencies of Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs) continued this week with additional criticism of their use. I have argued that DPAs are in a corporation’s interest because they can bring certainty to the conclusion of an enforcement action and allow it to make remedial changes and move forward. 1,153 more words