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Entries in India (212)

Thursday
Apr272017

Sundar Narayanan: Designing due diligence for India’s post-demonetization era

Prime Minister Narendra Modi demonetized all existing Indian currency notes of rupee 500 and 1,000 denominations in November last year, triggering a cash crunch, factory shut downs, unpaid wages, unrecovered debts, and never ending lines at ATMs. 

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Monday
Jan092017

Mondelēz pays $13 million to settle FCPA charges

Mondelēz International, Inc. agreed Friday to pay $13 million to resolve FCPA offenses related to payments by its Cadbury unit in India.

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Thursday
Jan052017

Infosys General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer makes surprise departure

Infosys Limited said its General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer David Kennedy left the company effective December 31. The company hasn't given a reason for Kennedy's departure.

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Friday
Dec162016

Martin Kenney on demonetization: India (and Europe) struggle to confront ‘black money’

The Indian Government has taken the controversial step of demonetarizing all 500 rupee ($7.30) and 1,000 rupee ($14.60) notes in an effort to curb “black money” and the corruption that generates in an insidious and clandestine economy.

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Monday
Nov282016

Suvrajyoti Gupta: India takes aim at ‘pirates' buried treasure’

On November 8 the government of India demonetized all existing Indian currency notes of rupee 500 and 1,000 denominations effective from midnight. The old notes will be replaced over time and can be exchanged in banks till December 30, on production of proof of identity.

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Monday
Nov142016

Russell Stamets: India Cancels Corruption

Like the miasma of foul air and failed policies that choked New Delhi and closed schools last week, the Indian government’s sudden declaration that more than 80 percent of its circulating currency is invalid left many across the country stung and choked. 

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Monday
Oct032016

Cognizant discloses FCPA investigation in India

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation said in an SEC filing Friday it is conducting an internal investigation whether certain payments relating to facilities in India were made improperly and in possible violation of the FCPA and other applicable laws.

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Wednesday
Sep282016

Anheuser-Busch InBev pays SEC $6 million for India FCPA offenses and impeding whistleblower

Anheuser-Busch InBev paid $6 million Wednesday to settle charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and impeded a whistleblower who reported the misconduct.

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Tuesday
Sep202016

Event: The FCPA Blog NYC 2016 Conference (October 26)

The FCPA Blog will be in New York City on October 26 and I hope you'll be there too.

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Monday
Sep192016

India sets out on a long war on cash

India has always been a cash economy. The reasons are easy to see. India is still under-banked (only 53 percent of households have accounts, and many are dormant). The delay in enforcement of contracts encourages payment in cash. The low penetration of internet and low literacy discourage electronic transactions.

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Monday
Jul112016

Two former Louis Berger execs sentenced

Two former senior executives of Louis Berger International were sentenced for bribing officials for more than a decade to win contracts in India, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Kuwait.

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Wednesday
Jun222016

India’s New Bankruptcy Code: Will anyone risk their neck to give a haircut?

India’s new bankruptcy code is a promising development in a jurisdiction where it is difficult to start a business and a nightmare to shut it down.

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