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Total faces fresh corruption charges over Iran contracts

Oil major Total SA is to face charges of corruption in France in relations to contracts with Iran in the late 1990s and early 2000s, … 193 more words


The FCPA Guidance: Still Going Strong at Two

One of the great things about Sunday afternoon is that Mike Volkov posts his Monday blog, when I usually have time to read it when I get the email notification that it is up. 1,852 more words


Anti-corruption rules on suppliers a threat to Canadian economy: study

By Andy Blatchford

New federal rules that threaten to ban companies convicted of crimes from public contracts could kill jobs and hurt the Canadian economy, warns a study conducted for a powerful business group. 802 more words


“World Tour” FCPA Compliance Lesson: Review Employee’s Expense Reports

On Monday, the SEC sanctioned two former defense contractors, Stephen Timms and Yasser Ramahi, for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Timms and Ramahi worked in sales for… 490 more words

Financial Crimes

Chamber of Commerce: Corporations Form the Cornerstone of FCPA Compliance

Recently one of the most unlikely sources for praise of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) came out to inform us all that corporations are the cornerstone of FCPA compliance and enforcement. 1,186 more words


Opinion Release 14-02: Dis-Linking The Illegal Conduct Going Forward

One of my favorite words in the context of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement is dis-link. I find it a useful adjective in explaining how certain conduct by a company must be separated from the winning of business. 1,626 more words


Atlanta Burns - the Bio-Rad FCPA Enforcement Action - Part III

On this date in 1864, the Union Army phase of the destruction of Atlanta began. While most Southerners credit Union General William T. Sherman with the burning of Atlanta, it was, in reality, Confederate General John Bell Hood who ordered the burning of the armament works that started the destruction. 1,676 more words