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It’s Time for China to Show Its Foreign Bribery Law is Not a Paper Tiger

In May 2011, China criminalized the bribery of foreign public officials. More specifically, the 8th Amendment to China’s Criminal Law, among other things, added Article 164(2), which prohibits both natural persons and units (i.e. 1,258 more words

Commentary

Why DOJ’s New FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy May Be a Step Backwards

At the end of last year, the U.S. Department of Justice announced a new Corporate Enforcement Policy to guide prosecutors charged with overseeing Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations. 1,289 more words

Commentary

Guest Post: Further Developments on French Law Regarding Anti-Bribery Prosecutions by Multiple States

GAB is pleased to welcome back Frederick Davis, a lawyer in the Paris office of Debevoise & Plimpton, who contributes the following guest post: 1,328 more words

Guest Commentary

Financial Institutions’ Hiring Practices under the Microscope: The Importance of Anti-Corruption Programs

Shawn M. Wright, Mayling C. Blanco, and Richard L.A. Wolf

On February 14, 2018, another major financial institution disclosed that it is under investigation for possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”). 668 more words

White Collar Law Developments

FCPA Compliance on Radar of Accounting Professionals

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) should be top of mind for not only current accounting and finance employees (along with senior management, stakeholders and other relevant parties), but other professionals who are looking to advance their finance and accounting career or break into the industry. 1,302 more words

Accounting

Gauging the role of Forensic Data Analytics in an era of digital transformation

The global landscape has been continuously evolving, coupled with rising geopolitical concerns, market volatility and cyber-attacks. There has also been a significant rise in enforcement, highlighted by the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit receiving 30 voluntary disclosures when the… 516 more words

Forensic Technology

Can A Case Be Made To Justify Corporate Bribery From The Corporation’s Perspective?

Imagine that you are the chief executive officer of a global energy corporation. You are attempting to secure a contract to drill for oil on the territory of an emerging African nation. 503 more words

Business Ethics