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Teradata FCPA investigation ends with double declination

Teradata Corporation said in an SEC filing Friday that the FCPA investigation into gifts and travel expenses at a subsidiary in Turkey has ended and the company won't face an enforcement action.

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MTS Systems says FCPA probes have ended

Minnesota-based MTS Systems Corporation said Monday that FCPA investigations related to China and Korea are complete and the DOJ and SEC aren't bringing enforcement actions.

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Avon ‘reaches understanding’ to pay $135 million for FCPA settlement

Beauty products company Avon said Thursday it has "reached an understanding" with the DOJ and SEC for settlement of FCPA offenses.

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SEC recommends action against Qualcomm

Qualcomm Inc, the world’s biggest mobile chipmaker, could face a FCPA enforcement action over alleged bribery to officials in China’s state-owned firms, the company disclosed in an SEC filing Wednesday.

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Cameo Corruption, Part II: Valuating a Film Role

In the first post of this series, I talked about the possibility that political cameos, if used abroad, might serve as an alternative method of corruption. It makes sense to begin the inquiry by valuating a cameo. After all, if a brief appearance on screen isn’t worth much, then it’s unlikely to induce a foreign official to abuse her discretion.

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