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Entries in Enforcement Policy (57)

Tuesday
Apr252017

AG Sessions: ‘We will continue to strongly enforce the FCPA’

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday that enforcing the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is critical to protecting honest companies from competitors who choose to pay bribes.

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Tuesday
Apr182017

DOJ’s McFadden: ‘We remain committed to enforcing the FCPA’

At this year's Anti-Corruption, Export Controls & Sanctions Summit in Washington, DC, the DOJ's Trevor McFadden talked Tuesday about the FCPA.

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Tuesday
Apr042017

Alexandra Wrage: Compliance and Enforcement Trends from the 2017 TRACE Forum

Last week, TRACE held its 13th Forum at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington, D.C. Over 100 member companies contributed to a lively and extended exchange of best practices across the two-day event.

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Thursday
Mar302017

Donna Boehme: Chief compliance officers (and the DOJ) want accountability and discipline

CCOs know that accountability and discipline are difficult and perilous areas to embed in their programs for a number of reasons.

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Friday
Mar102017

DOJ will keep Pilot Program after April expiry during evaluation

A DOJ official said Friday the Pilot Program won't expire on April 5 but will continue while the agency evaluates how the program has worked and whether it should be extended or changed.

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Wednesday
Mar082017

Adam Frey: The DOJ expects ‘Third Party Management’ from compliance programs

2016 was a banner year for global anti-corruption enforcement: the U.S. government set records in terms of both the number of FCPA actions brought and the total dollar amount of related fines.

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Tuesday
Mar072017

Resource Alert: Fraud Section Website Revamp

Earlier today Matt Kelly, founder and editor of Radical Compliance, tweeted that the Justice Department Fraud Section had revamped its website. I went over and checked it out and it is quite an upgrade.

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Monday
Feb202017

Question: Are there ever FCPA prosecutions for small bribes?

A reader asked if there have been any FCPA cases involving small bribes -- say under $1 million. The answer is: Yes, lots of them.

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Monday
Jan302017

Matt Kelly: Why should I give a %$#@! about overseas bribery?

The ethics & compliance community already knows we’re going to hear lots of chatter in coming months about easing the burden of compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Monday
Jan302017

Andy Spalding: Is anti-bribery enforcement about to become partisan?

FCPA enforcement has always been bi-partisan, commanding principled support from both sides of the aisle. Is that about to change?

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Thursday
Jan192017

Daniel R. Alonso: How Clayton’s SEC is likely to view the FCPA

In the days following President-elect Donald Trump’s announcement of his intention to nominate Sullivan & Cromwell partner Jay Clayton as Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission, countless observers have opined on how the SEC’s priorities may change in the upcoming administration.

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Tuesday
Jan102017

Is Jay Clayton another Andrew Weissmann? Let's hope so

President Elect Trump’s pick to lead the SEC is Jay Clayton. He wrote in a 2011 NYC Bar Association paper about the FCPA. The paper addressed the “lasting harm to the competitiveness of U.S. regulated companies” due to the “current anti-bribery regime.”

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