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FCPA Blog Daily News

Monday
Jun102013

Randy 'Duke' Cunningham is released from prison

San Diego, Calif. (Feb. 18, 2005) - Congressman Randy “Duke” Cunningham (R-CA) delivers a speech aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)Every fall, I co-teach an Anti-Corruption Seminar at GW Law School. . . .

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Monday
Jun102013

Wal-Mart’s Victims, Part XIV: We Did It Before, We Can Do It Again

I suggested in the last post that using the proceeds of an FCPA enforcement action to directly compensate overseas victims had been done before.  And it really worked. Or I should say, it is still working, to this day.

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Friday
Jun072013

NSA spying also linked to FCPA enforcement

'A February report by the European Union alleged that Echelon [a spy satellite system run by the National Security Agency] has been used for economic espionage. . . .

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Friday
Jun072013

Kuwait names first anti-graft chief

Oil-rich Kuwait has its first anti-corruption boss.

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Friday
Jun072013

China Corruption Blotter (June 7, 2013)

Ni Fake, former vice governor of Anhui Province, has been placed under investigation. Before being sacked in January this year, Ni was in charge of land, housing, and urban construction in the province. Ni reportedly granted mining permission and cash rewards to Dachang Mineral Group in exchange for bribes. http://www.globaltimes.cn

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Thursday
Jun062013

Job: Director Strategy and Risk, Anti-Corruption -- International Compliance

Job Title: Director Strategy and Risk, Anti-Corruption -- International Compliance

Employer: Walmart

Location: Bentonville, AR

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Thursday
Jun062013

Corruption and complacency in New Zealand: Top graft buster speaks out

New Zealand has been called “the world’s cleanest country.” It has topped the Corruption Perceptions Index for seven straight years (sometimes sharing the top slot with Nordic countries or Singapore).

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Thursday
Jun062013

Wal-Mart’s Victims, Part XIII: Learning from Environmental Law

We saw in the last post that neither restitution nor disgorgement will work very well in compensating the victims of overseas corporate bribery.

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Wednesday
Jun052013

Investigators allege $750 million skimmed from Angola, Russia debt deal

President Eduardo dos Santos has ruled Angola for 33 years (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)At least $750 million intended to repay debt from Angola's civil war went instead to Russian arms dealers, shell companies in Panama, and crooked politicians, according to a new investigation by Corruption Watch UK and an association of Angolan human rights lawyers known as Maos Livres.

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Wednesday
Jun052013

What happens when the 'World’s Cleanest Country' courts business from China?

Politicians and journalists in New Zealand are concerned their country’s squeaky clean reputation may be damaged by dealings with China.

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Wednesday
Jun052013

Wal-Mart’s Victims, Part XII: The Problem with Disgorgement

In the last post I suggested that disgorgement, though a seemingly promising way to compensate victims, may not work. Here’s why.

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Tuesday
Jun042013

China court 'execution officials' on the take

Court officials tasked with carrying out sentences and managing auctions of confiscated assets are “prone to corruption and bribery,” according to Caijing magazine’s recent evaluation of corruption in China’s courts.

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