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Monday
May152017

Unaoil fallout: SFO confirms investigation of Petrofac

London-based Petrofac is under investigation for suspected bribery, corruption and money laundering, the UK Serious Fraud Office said Friday.

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Friday
May122017

Sixteen companies updated their FCPA investigation disclosures this week

A powerful resource goes far beyond the Corporate Investigations List with real-time alerts and deep insight into open FCPA investigations.

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Friday
May122017

Nichols and Dowden: Improving Ethical Culture by Measuring Stakeholder Trust

Fostering strong ethical cultures within business firms could be the most effective and durable means of controlling the payment of bribes by firms. Creating a strong ethical culture is difficult, but measuring and maximizing stakeholder trust may overcome that difficulty.

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Thursday
May112017

Microsoft and Wal-Mart seek ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Certification

Wal-Mart's Executive Vice President and Global Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer told the Thomson Reuters Financial and Risk Summit that his company is seeking ISO 37001 certification.

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Thursday
May112017

World Bank debars China construction companies, Romania medical equipment supplier

The World Bank announced the debarment of two China construction companies and a medical equipment supplier in Romania.

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Wednesday
May102017

Is corporate bribery more like a car accident or an airplane crash?

Nearly 100 percent of the FCPA Blog's readers have experienced traveling in a car when it broke down. But how many have experienced a commercial airplane breakdown while in flight? Almost zero percent.

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Wednesday
May102017

Elisabeth Danon on the globalization of deferred prosecution agreements

Driven by the complexity and international dimension of investigations, countries increasingly resort to settlements, rather than traditional justice, to solve foreign bribery allegations.

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Wednesday
May102017

Two Singaporeans plead guilty in Fat Leonard scandal

Two Singaporean executives of Glenn Defense Marine Asia pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday for submitting bogus bids, phony claims, and inflated invoices to the U.S. Navy.

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Tuesday
May092017

Andy Spalding: Five lessons I’ve learned at IACA

Image courtesy of IACAIf you gather anti-corruption professionals from six continents in a classroom for intensive discussion, extraordinary things are bound to happen. 

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Tuesday
May092017

Martin Kenney: Shell’s Nigeria mess shows why we need more disclosure

Tom Fox recently wrote a post for the FCPA Blog about allegations that Shell made a £1.1 billion ($1.42 billion) payment for an oil field license in Nigeria, with half the money ending up in a company owned by a Nigerian government official.

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Monday
May082017

MacMurray and Lazzarini: Why ISO 37001 is the next big thing

The ISO 9001 Quality Management System has been a spectacular success, with over 1.3 million organizations certified around the world since the standard's 1987 introduction.

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Monday
May082017

Gretta Fenner: Are companies and executives responsible for human rights violations abroad?

What is the responsibility and possible criminal liability of companies and their officials relating to human right violations allegedly committed abroad?

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