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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

US senators are lobbying to sanction Putin's top cop and Arsenal FC's co-owner

There’s a furious lobbying campaign going on in Washington over a blacklist of oligarchs close to Russian president Vladimir Putin, due to be published by the Treasury on Jan. 491 more words

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act - a look

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, or the FCPA, was enacted by the American Congress in 1977. Its primary purpose is the prevention of bribing of foreign officials to favor their business interests. 306 more words

The U.S. Is Making a Mistake by Withdrawing from the EITI

Last month, the Trump Administration announced that the United States would be withdrawing from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). The decision was not wholly unexpected, especially since the Department of the Interior… 946 more words


Deputy AG Rosenstein Talks New Rules Under Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

It is a pleasure for me to be here with so many compliance officers, lawyers, auditors, and corporate executives for ACI’s 34th annual conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. 2,557 more words

White Collar Crime

The FCPA Is Not an All-Purpose Anti-Foreign-Illegality Law

A few months back, Adam Davidson did a terrific New Yorker piece on the Trump Organization’s shady business dealings in Azerbaijan, focusing on evidence of corruption, money laundering, and sanctions evasion in connection with the Trump Organization’s licensing deal for a Trump Tower in Baku, the country’s capital. 1,903 more words


All parties deny involvement after US arrests ex-Hong Kong top official Patrick Ho on multi-million dollar bribery charges

All parties involved in the alleged bribery scheme engulfing former Hong Kong official Patrick Ho have denied any involvement, after the Ugandan foreign ministry said it was erroneous to link its minister to Ho. 803 more words

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