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Richard L. Cassin Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman Senior Editor

Elizabeth K. Spahn Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn Contributing Editor

Bill Waite Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong Contributing Editor 

Eric Carlson Contributing Editor

Bill Steinman Contributing Editor

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FCPA Blog Daily News

Tuesday
Apr162013

Parker Drilling in $15.85 million settlement

Houston-based Parker Drilling Company resolved Foreign Corrupt Practices Act charges Tuesday for bribes paid to Nigerian officials through an agent to circumvent customs and tax laws.

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Tuesday
Apr162013

Supreme Court denies Bourke review

As reported by the SCOTUS Blog, the U.S. Supreme Court Monday denied Frederic Bourke's petition for certiorari (review) of his 2009 conviction for conspiracy to violate the FCPA and lying to FBI agents.

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Tuesday
Apr162013

Wal-Mart’s Victims Part II: The Discourse of White-Collar Crime

The Siemens enforcement action is a powerful example of what FCPA enforcement is today . . . and what it is not.

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Tuesday
Apr162013

'Political trial' of anti-graft campaigner opens in Russia

Photo courtesy of WikipediaRussia's leading anti-corruption activist is being put on trial for embezzlement -- charges he and his supporters say are phony and intended to punish him for exposing government fraud.

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Monday
Apr152013

Pulitzer Prize to New York Times for Wal-Mart bribery report

David Barstow and Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab of the New York Times were awarded the Pulitzer Prize Monday for their investigation of Wal-Mart's alleged bribery in Mexico and the cover up that followed.

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Monday
Apr152013

Obstruction charges in FCPA mining investigation

The DOJ said Monday a French citizen has been arrested and charged with trying to obstruct a federal investigation into whether a mining company paid bribes to win mining rights in the Republic of Guinea.

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Monday
Apr152013

Wal-Mart’s Victims Part I

It’s probably fair to say that the corporate poster child of FCPA enforcement, right now, is Siemens. But that’s about to change. 

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Monday
Apr152013

Global Contagion Report: SLS Group

Country: South Korea

Company Involved: SLS Group

Industry: Industrials

Industry Subsector: Marine Transportation

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Monday
Apr152013

U.S. releases first Magnitsky Act sanctions list, Russia retaliates

The U.S. Friday published the names of Russians subject to travel bans and asset freezes under the Magnitsky Act.

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Friday
Apr122013

A global call for corporate compliance experts

FCPA Jobs is growing up.

Three months after launch, we're now the leading jobs portal for experts in corporate compliance.

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Friday
Apr122013

China Corruption Blotter (April 12, 2013)

Tian Xueyou, former Party secretary of Hongxing village, collected a $16 “exorcism fee” from each Hongxing household, according to an allegation being probed by Shanyang County (Shaanxi Province) officials.

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Thursday
Apr112013

A government debarment professional’s response to the SUSPEND Act critique

As a government suspension, debarment and procurement fraud professional, I often worry that we spend so much time doing our jobs in this resource-constrained environment that we cede opportunities to shape the messaging and public impression of our work by not writing or engaging in outreach enough.

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