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Entries in Foreign Official (136)

Thursday
Nov152012

Hitting the highpoints with the DOJ

Gifts, travel and entertainment, foreign officials, successor liability, and effective compliance programs.

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Friday
Oct262012

New DOJ opinion on promotional expenses by non-profit adoption agencies

The DOJ's second Opinion Procedure Release this year approved a plan by 19 non-profit adoption agencies to bring foreign officials to the United States to meet the staff at the agencies and families who have already adopted kids from the officials' country.

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Monday
Sep242012

Tyco in $26 million settlement with DOJ and SEC 

Tyco International Ltd. agreed on Monday to pay criminal and civil penalties totaling more than $26 million to resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations.

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Tuesday
Sep042012

Autumnal Adventures to Unchartered Corners

I’ve tried to map out some unfamiliar ways to think about FCPA reform. See these proposals as you might an old map -- exploratory, perhaps imprecise, still incomplete -- but meant to excite the human spirit.

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Wednesday
Aug222012

DOJ Answers Esquenazi and Rodriguez

The appeal by Carlos Rodriguez and Joel Esquenazi of their FCPA convictions is now with the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.

As Mike Koehler noted in his post today (and in prior coverage), 'this is a historic appeal, the first time in the FCPA’s history that “foreign official” will be squarely before an appellate court.'

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Thursday
Aug092012

The Hunt For Public International Organizations

What are public international organizations? Philip Fitzgerald dives deep for an answer.

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Tuesday
Jul172012

Tell Us: Are NGOs Instrumentalities?

The academic jury seemed intrigued by a related issue: What about officials of NGOs, who are not "foreign public officials" under the FCPA or other international texts?

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Friday
Jul132012

Facilitation Payments – An Australian Perspective

The Australian government's proposal to remove the facilitation payments defense may well be motivated by a desire to take a strong anti-corruption stance.

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Wednesday
Jun202012

How Wal-Mart Torched FCPA Reform

A letter from two Congressmen to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said companies that had settled FCPA cases or were under investigation for foreign bribery had helped lead efforts to narrow the scope of the law.

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Friday
Jun152012

Stanford's Antigua Bribes: Why No FCPA Charges?

The FCPA outlaws bribes to 'foreign officials.' It doesn't say anything about the nationality of the 'foreign officials,' or whether they have to be non-U.S. citizens.

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