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Entries in Volkswagen (30)

Wednesday
Apr122017

Barbara Brooks Kimmel: Trust busting crises engulf Wells Fargo, VW, Barclays . . . 

Trust Across America’s focus has always been on finding and highlighting the “best in breed” corporate citizens while leaving the worst for the scrutiny of others. But today is only Wednesday and my inbox is swamped with so many trust busting stories that my head is spinning.

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Friday
Mar172017

Tom Fox: Raid on Jones Day German office clouds FCPA investigations

International investigations are the heart and soul of FCPA inquiries. As denoted by its title, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act deals with bribes and offers to foreign officials and those of foreign state owned enterprises.

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Friday
Feb102017

Tom Fox: Compliance is there to reinforce culture

In his most recent book Thank You for Being Late, Thomas Friedman cited BusinessDictionary.com for the following definition of culture:

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Thursday
Jan192017

Tom Fox: Three enforcement weeks to remember

Jay Rosen wondered in December if companies would be more inclined to resolve outstanding enforcement actions under the outgoing Obama administration or wait to see what might happen under a Trump administration. The answer is now clear.

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Wednesday
Jan112017

Volkswagen pleads guilty in U.S. criminal case, six VW employees indicted

Volkswagen AG agreed Wednesday to plead guilty to three felony counts and pay a $2.8 billion criminal penalty for selling 590,000 diesel vehicles in the United States by cheating on federal and state emissions tests and lying to regulators.

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Monday
Jan092017

Report: FBI arrests VW compliance officer

The Federal Bureau of Investigation reportedly arrested a Volkswagen compliance officer who will face charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States for his role in VW's diesel emissions cheating scandal.

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Tuesday
Dec062016

Donna Boehme: CCOs are voting with their feet, and that's good

I know that the compliance professionals in my networks understand, now more than ever, that choices have consequences, as discussed here

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Tuesday
Nov292016

Geert Vermeulen: With U.S. help, Dutch enforcement makes dramatic leap

For many years the Dutch government lagged behind countries like the United States, the UK and Germany enforcing anti-corruption laws. But that has recently changed in a dramatic way.

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Tuesday
Nov152016

Mike Scher: Dear President Trump, Compliance officers are still underdogs

How will President Trump and the new administration view compliance officers and their work? Are compliance officers friend or foe?

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Monday
Nov072016

German prosecutors name VW chairman in expanded probe

Volkswage AG said in a statement Sunday that German prosecutors have extended an investigation into alleged market manipulation to include two board members including chairman Hans Dieter Poetsch.

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Thursday
Sep152016

Wells Fargo stretch goals brought out the sandbaggers

Incentive compensation is making lots of news lately, but the news is all bad. Mylan's Epipen, Volkswagen, and Wells Fargo. Ugh. 

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Friday
Sep092016

Volkswagen engineer pleads guilty in U.S. emissions cheating case

A Volkswagen engineer who worked in Germany and the United States pleaded guilty Friday for a long-running conspiracy to trick U.S. regulators and VW buyers with software that cheated U.S. emissions tests for hundreds of thousands of “clean diesel” vehicles.

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