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FCPA Successor Liability: Don’t Go Buying Trouble

By Scott Moritz, Managing Director
Protiviti Forensic

At our inaugural Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Kleptocracy Conference a few months ago we touched very briefly on one important issue — that of successor liability, or the potential FCPA trouble companies can acquire through mergers and acquisitions (M&A). 835 more words

Regulatory Compliance

This Fine's for You

  Yesterday, Anheuser-Busch entered into a Cease and Desist Order with the Securities and Exchange Commission, in which it agreed to pay $6 million to the U.S. 736 more words


Cisco's Russian Bribery Investigation Ends With No Penalty

Cisco has said it will face no enforcement action following a federal bribery investigation involving its business in Russia and nearby countries.

The network giant said in a Thursday regulatory… 315 more words


The Draft ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Standard’s Promise and Limitations

By: David A. Holley and William Marquardt

This past April, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) released its draft standard on anti-bribery management systems (ISO 37001). 874 more words

David Holley

Fact-Checking the FCPA Scaremongers

In my last post, I made a disparaging in-passing reference to assertions, by some critics of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), that companies could get in FCPA trouble if they do things like buy a foreign government official a cup of coffee, take her to a reasonably-priced business meal, cover her taxi fare, etc. 1,942 more words


Does an FCPA Violation Require a Quid Pro Quo? Further Developments in the JP Morgan "Sons & Daughters" Case

One of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act cases we’ve been paying relatively more attention to here on GAB is the investigation of JP Morgan’s hiring practices in Asia (mainly China), in connection to allegations that JP Morgan provided lucrative employment opportunities to the children of powerful Chinese officials–both in the government and at state-owned enterprises (SOEs)–in exchange for business. 2,042 more words


Sextortion Victims Are Not Guilty of Bribery

On this blog, I have repeatedly called for the anticorruption community to put greater emphasis on fighting sexual corruption around the world. I have argued that a police officer demanding sex in order to perform (or not perform) an official function is a form of… 1,616 more words