The blogs spoke loudly in an article by Leslie Wayne in the New York Times that recently highlighted FCPA enforcement against foreign companies.
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The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday adopted a controversial rule that requires issuers in the extractive industries to disclose all payments they make to foreign governments of $100,000 or more.
How many corporate enforcement actions since 2005 didn't involve criminal or civil charges against any employees from the company? We find out.
An article in The New Republic by Steve LeVine about the Wal-Mart bribery scandal stood out, but for the wrong reasons. It was thinly sourced and logically weak . . . .
About three years ago, a young aspiring academic on a research grant overseas suggested on the FCPA Blog that the FCPA was functioning as a kind of economic sanction against developing countries. It was me . . .
Last week we discussed Brazil's overseas bribery bill, the Clean Company Act, which a special committee of the legislature's lower house was scheduled to vote on May 23rd. That vote has been postponed.
Business and sport will converge in Brazil, with its uncommon fortune of hosting, back to back, the world’s two greatest sporting events: in 2014, the FIFA World Cup; in 2016, the Summer Olympics. Will it mesmerize or disappoint?
Two separate piles of BRICs? Is that where we’re headed?
Brazil’s legislation of 2002 implementing the OECD Convention conspicuously lacked a legal principle that has elsewhere proven a cornerstone of anti-bribery enforcement: corporate liability.
Andy Spalding suggests that if the Wal-mart investigation results in significant civil or criminal fines or disgorged profits, some portion of those monies be used to benefit the people of Mexico.