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FCPA Blog Daily News

Monday
Nov132017

Job: Global Head of Anti-Corruption Compliance – Executive Director

Job Title: Corporate – Global Head of Anti-Corruption Compliance – Executive Director

Employer: JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Location: New York, NY

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Friday
Nov102017

World Bank debars Canadian software company

The World Bank Group debarred an Ottawa-based software provider for "sanctionable misconduct" under a contract for a management information system project in Liberia.

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Friday
Nov102017

Event: ICC International Integrity & Anti-Corruption Conference (December 8)

The International Chamber of Commerce is hosting its International Integrity & Anti-Corruption Conference on Friday, December 8 at the Peace Palace in The Hague.

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Friday
Nov102017

Former SBM Offshore executives admit FCPA conspiracy

Two former executives of Dutch oil services company SBM Offshore NV pleaded guilty to bribing officials at Brazil’s Petrobras and two state-owned energy firms in Africa.

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Thursday
Nov092017

Martin Kenney on the Paradise Papers: Real news or a titillating non-story?

The recent revelations arising out of the publication of the Paradise Papers have been gleefully seized upon by anti-corruption and tax justice campaigners.

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Thursday
Nov092017

Tom Fox: Doing Compliance Master Training In New York City, November 28 and 29

I am pleased to announce my partnering with Marcum LLP to put on a two-day Doing Compliance Master Class, which will be unlike any other class currently being offered. It will be held in New York City on November 28 and 29, 2017.

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Wednesday
Nov082017

SocGen faces U.S., France probes for Libya payments

Société Générale said in a disclosure Monday that it is under investigation in France for possible violations of French anti-corruption law and in the United States for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act offenses.

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Wednesday
Nov082017

Five charged, four plead guilty in Rolls-Royce bribes case

The DOJ unsealed FCPA charges against five men Tuesday for a bribery plot to help Rolls-Royce win an equipment contract on a gas pipeline from Kazakhstan to China. Four have pleaded guilty and the fifth man is a fugitive.

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Tuesday
Nov072017

CFTC fines Cargill $10 million for hiding trade costs

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission fined Cargill Inc. $10 million Monday for concealing its full mark-up on certain swaps in violation of the Commodity Exchange Act and CFTC rules.

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Tuesday
Nov072017

Gemma Aiolfi: How companies can use e-government as a compliance tool

Earlier this year, the Basel Institute on Governance asked FCPA Blog readers about your perceptions on whether and how e-governance reduces corruption. Thanks to those of you who answered, we are pleased to share with you the results of our anonymous web survey published today in a new report entitled New Perspectives on E-Government and the Prevention of Corruption.

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Monday
Nov062017

Shruti Shah: Paradise Papers show need to close beneficial owner loopholes

Image courtesy of the ICIJThe massive leak of 13.4 million files, dubbed the “Paradise Papers,” highlights loopholes that exist in the global financial system. The documents also show how easy it is for tax evaders, money launderers, and senior public officials to utilize anonymous companies to hide their identities, their potential conflicts of interest, and their business deals.

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Monday
Nov062017

Is the SEC targeting foreign companies? 

Charles Cain, chief of the SEC's FCPA unitThe SEC has a new chief to enforce the FCPA. His name is Charles Cain. And what's important to him is leveling the playing field.

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