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NYU Roundtable on the DOJ Fraud Section's New "Corporate Compliance Counsel": The Video and Some Thoughts

As many readers are likely aware, the U.S. Department of Justice Fraud Section (now headed by Andrew Weissmann), which has responsibility for enforcing the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (among other things), recently… 949 more words


A Trade-Anticorruption Breakthrough?: The Trans-Pacific Partnership's Transparency and Anticorruption Chapter

The full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), released earlier this month, is already generating plenty of discussion. One of the proposed agreement’s most striking features is the full chapter on transparency and anticorruption, Chapter 26. 874 more words


Compliance executives say globalization amplifies regulatory challenges–and agree local knowledge and communication are keys to overcoming them

Globalization has opened more business opportunities around the world, but the pace and rigor of regulatory oversight and enforcement are rising as well, and regulators are cooperating more across international lines. 901 more words

Deloitte Center For Regulatory Strategies

Is the Walmart Case Not Such a Big Deal After All?

Last week I published a post with some conjectures as to why the DOJ’s investigation into alleged Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations by Walmart – triggered by… 953 more words


Wal-Mart has paid millions as bribe in India

America’s multinational retail corporation Wal-Mart is suspected to have paid bribes worth millions of dollars in India, according to a media report.

In a major report, The Wall Street Journal said Wal-Mart’s “suspected bribery” unearthed in India involves thousands of small payments to low-level local officials to help move goods through customs or obtain real-estate permits. 21 more words

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(Why) Is the Walmart Case Taking So Long?

So this might not be the most important question in the world, but I’ve been wondering why the U.S. Government’s investigation into Walmart’s alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (or, more accurately, FCPA violations committed by Wal-Mart’s Mexican subsidiary, Walmex) has yet to produce a final settlement. 1,399 more words