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Did the Trump Organization's Azerbaijan Deal Violate the FCPA?

Adam Davidson’s New Yorker piece from earlier this month, “Donald Trump’s Worst Deal,” has been getting a lot of attention, and deservedly so. The article, which focuses on the Trump Organization’s involvement in a hotel deal in Baku, Azerbaijan, does a very nice job highlighting the troubling background of the Trump Organization’s Azeri business partners and the Trump Organization’s casual approach (to put it charitably) to due diligence. 1,482 more words

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Donald and Ivanka Trump’s phony Baku Azerbaijan hotel was front for Iranian money laundering

Shortly after taking office, Donald Trump abandoned a bizarre hotel project in Azerbaijan which never made any sense to begin with. It was built in an industrial part of town where a hotel wouldn’t be needed. 285 more words

Current Events

France's New Anticorruption Law -- What Does It Change?

GAB is pleased to welcome back Frederick Davis, a lawyer in the Paris office of Debevoise & Plimpton, who contributes the following guest post: 1,174 more words

Guest Commentary

Mexico’s New National Anti-Corruption System

With the implementation of the new anticorruption legislation in Mexico in July of 2016, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and the Mexican government have demonstrated their continuing commitment to combat corruption, support transparent governance and improve the ability of organizations to operate free of the systemic corruption that has plagued both the public and private sectors in Mexico for decades. 2,839 more words

Compliance

Combating fraud and corruption risks in the IT-ITeS sector – recap of 2016 and outlook for 2017

2016 was a watershed year for the Indian information technology (IT-ITeS) sector. Many companies continued on an upward growth trajectory, and, as per a report by India Brand Equity Foundation, the sector is looking to achieve 12%-14% growth by the end of the financial year 2016-17. 1,239 more words

Anti-Bribery And Anti-Corruption

Why Does the SEC Enforce the FCPA?

Donald Trump’s nomination of Jay Clayton to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has attracted some attention and concern from the anticorruption community. That concern is due mainly to a report issued by a New York Bar Foundation committee, chaired by Mr. 1,248 more words

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