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Entries in Vicente Eduardo Garcia (8)

Monday
Feb082016

Tom Fox: Johnny Football and Accountability in Compliance

The self destruction of Johnny Manziel in public is sad and has been difficult to watch. He's been given every opportunity to succeed, along with the tools to deal with his inner demons that seem to bedevil him right up to the present. Many us of hope he can get the assistance he needs to deal with these issues and turn his life and career around.

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Monday
Feb082016

Compliance alert: Do your sales people have too much discretion?

The DOJ's charges against Vincente Garcia, the former SAP regional director and head of SAP's Premier Client Network for Latin America, are filled with advisors, consultants, agents, and channel partners. In the e-mails, they refer to one another as friends and associates, and they talk about their connection with a public official, who at the end of a long transactional road will “owe us a big one.”

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Monday
Feb012016

SAP settles Panama bribes case with SEC for $3.9 million

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday that software maker SAP SE agreed to pay nearly $3.9 million to settle charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by paying bribes to win business in Panama.

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Thursday
Dec172015

Former SAP exec jailed 22 months for Panama bribes

A former regional director of enterprise software firm SAP International Inc. was sentenced to prison Wednesday for bribing officials in Panama to win government technology contracts.

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Thursday
Oct012015

FCPA enforcement report for Q3 2015

During the third calendar quarter, there were five corporate FCPA enforcement actions and one individual resolution.

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Thursday
Sep032015

Tom Fox: IRS involvement in Garcia FCPA enforcement action signals more risks

One of the more interesting facets of the recent Vicente Eduardo Garcia Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) criminal enforcement action was the involvement in the investigation of the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation.

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Friday
Aug142015

Bistrong to Garcia: ‘It gets better’

The story of Vicente Garcia, SAP's former head of sales for Latin America, reminded me of one of the darkest periods in my life -- the time before sentencing.

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Wednesday
Aug122015

Ex SAP executive admits paying ‘necessary’ Panama bribes

A former regional director of SAP International Inc. pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by bribing Panamanian officials to win government technology contracts for SAP.

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