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Entries in Self Reporting (22)

Tuesday
Apr242018

Firestone and Butenko: A Russian ‘Pilot Program’? 

Russian President Putin recently submitted a new anti-corruption bill to the Russian parliament.

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Tuesday
Apr032018

Peter Leasure: Predicting the benefits of voluntary disclosure with statistical analysis 

Studies that use statistical analysis to examine various FCPA outcomes are becoming more common. In one such paper entitled “Punishing the Penitent: Disproportionate Fines in Recent FCPA Enforcements and Suggested Improvements,” the author attempted to determine whether companies who voluntarily disclosed FCPA transgressions received a benefit in their fine calculation.

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Wednesday
Dec272017

Ciena Corporation discloses new FCPA probe

A Maryland-based telecommunications company said in a securities filing Friday that it has launched an internal investigation into potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Friday
Dec222017

DOJ gives compliance chiefs powerful new ally

The DOJ's FCPA Pilot Program -- giving companies declinations or reduced penalties if they self disclose, cooperate, and disgorge profits -- has now been enshrined in the U.S. Attorneys' Manual. It's a permanent guideline for prosecutors.

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Monday
Dec192016

Rebecca Gantt: Looking for clues about the future of the Pilot Program

Last April, the DOJ's Criminal Division launched the one-year Pilot Program. The remaining four months of the Pilot Program promise to provide valuable information on several fronts.

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Wednesday
Oct192016

Lennox International discloses alleged $425 (no zeroes) Russia bribe

Texas-based Lennox International Inc. said in a securities filing Monday that it self reported to the SEC and DOJ an alleged payment of $475 to a Russian customs broker or official.

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Wednesday
Oct122016

Matt Reeder: Do Pilot Program disclosures raise risks of carbon copy prosecutions?

In April the DOJ launched its FCPA self-reporting Pilot Program for the purpose of increasing the number of companies voluntarily disclosing FCPA violations. The program was designed to achieve this goal with a carrot and stick approach.

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Monday
Mar092015

Pleasure or pain? Voluntary FCPA disclosure and cooperation

In our recent report, Trends and Developments in Anti-Corruption Enforcement, we analyze major anti-corruption resolutions in 2014 and look ahead to what we expect in 2015.

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Thursday
Feb052015

IACA Program Announcement: Legal Incentives for Corporate Integrity

Our friends at the International Anti-Corruption Academy have announced a new program call Legal Incentives for Corporate Integrity. The three-day training session happens from May 4 - 6, 2015 at the IACA campus near Vienna, Austria.

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Tuesday
Sep162014

A great sales talk for compliance pros

Compliance doesn't sell itself. Corporate officers and directors, at some point in their careers, need to be convinced that compliance is good for them and for their business. How to convince them is always the challenge.

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Wednesday
Jun182014

FedEx tells feds about Kenya bribe allegations

FedEx Corp. said it reported to U.S. authorities possible bribes to government officials in Kenya, according to a report Tuesday by the Wall Street Journal.

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Monday
May052014

Johnson Controls discloses FCPA probe in China 

Johnson Controls, Inc. said in an SEC filing Friday that it self-reported to the DOJ and SEC an investigation into alleged FCPA violations in China.

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