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FCPA Blog Daily News

Thursday
Jan042018

More Och-Ziff fallout: FCPA defendant Michael Cohen indicted for fraud

A former hedge fund highflier charged last year with civil FCPA violations is now indicted for defrauding a big charitable foundation by hiding his conflicts of interest in a multi-million dollar investment deal.

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Wednesday
Jan032018

Richard Bistrong: Would I hurt others to help myself?

Brunhilde Pomsel, from A German LifeAt the Cinema Village in Greenwich Village, one of New York's last remaining arthouse movie theaters, I went to a screening over the holidays of A German Life. It was a brutal experience.

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Wednesday
Jan032018

The three most important FCPA stories of 2017

There was plenty to ponder when looking for the biggest FCPA stories from last year. The flurry of enforcement actions in January before the transition in Washington to a new Administration. Suspense about whether the new crew would enforce the FCPA at all? Then some startling new mega-cases that reshuffled the Top Ten list.

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Tuesday
Jan022018

Martin Kenney on Hurricane Irma, U.S. hypocrisy, EU bullies and more

When 2017 began, I did not envisage how my life would change. I live and work in the British Virgin islands (BVI), a location rapidly becoming famous due to the publication of the Panama Papers and more latterly the Paradise Papers.

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Tuesday
Jan022018

At Keppel, it wasn't a rogue employee. It was widespread corruption

Keppel Offshore & Marine acted against 17 former or current employees for their roles in the Brazil bribery scandal the company resolved in December for $422 million.

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Tuesday
Jan022018

2017 FCPA Enforcement Index

Last year 11 companies paid just over $1.92 billion to resolve FCPA cases.

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Tuesday
Jan022018

Job: Corporate Counsel, Global Legal Compliance

Job Title: Corporate Counsel, Global Legal Compliance

Employer: Marriott International, Inc

Location: Bethesda, Maryland USA

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Friday
Dec292017

Kmart whistleblower awarded $9 million for prescription drug overcharges

A pharmacist at a Kmart in Ohio was awarded $9.3 million for his lawsuit that alleged Kmart was overcharging government-sponsored insurance programs.

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Friday
Dec292017

FinCEN launches voluntary information exchange

The Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network launched an information exchange program to help banks deal with financial threats.

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Thursday
Dec282017

Details emerge about Keppel lawyer in FCPA guilty plea

The former lawyer at Keppel Offshore & Marine whose FCPA guilty plea was unsealed last week was an American citizen who worked at the company in Singapore for more than 25 years.

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Wednesday
Dec272017

Ciena Corporation discloses new FCPA probe

A Maryland-based telecommunications company said in a securities filing Friday that it has launched an internal investigation into potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Tuesday
Dec262017

Keppel Offshore lands seventh on our Top Ten list

The DOJ last week imposed criminal penalties on Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd. and its U.S. subsidiary of $422 million for paying bribes in Brazil. That's the seventh biggest FCPA resolution ever.

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