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Internal Controls for Third Party Representatives in a FCPA Compliance Program

This week, I am continuing my podcast series, on the FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report, on internal controls in best practices anti-corruption compliance program, under the Foreign Corrupt Practices (FCPA), UK Bribery Act or other anti-bribery legislation. 1,498 more words


HP Fined $58.7M for Bribery of Russian Government

(SAN FRANCISCO) — Hewlett-Packard Co. pleaded guilty Thursday to felony charges that former employees bribed Russian government officials for a contract, and the company has been fined $58.7 million. 196 more words

Board of Directors and FCPA Oversight - An Internal Control Under SOX, Part II

In Part I of this two-part post regarding a Board of Director’s Role in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) oversight from the internal controls perspective, I reviewed how a Board might have independent liability for its failure to act as an appropriate internal control as required by Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX). 1,503 more words


Introduction of Theft of Trade Secrets & Copyright

In most states, a secret might incorporates any formula, pattern, physical device, idea, method or compilation of knowledge that each provides the owner of the knowledge with a competitive advantage within the marketplace, and is treated during a manner that may moderately be expected to forestall the general public or competitors from learning concerning it, absent improper acquisition or stealing. 242 more words


The Bribery Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions

When the Bribery Act 2010 came into effect in the UK, we invited a solicitor specialising in this field to give a presentation at our Sales Conference on what we could and could not do. 483 more words

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Och Beset by Foreign Corruption Lawsuits

Chidem Kurdas

Class action lawyers are circling NYSE-listed Och-Ziff Capital Management Group like a posse of Indian braves whooping around a wagon. 455 more words

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