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.
Entries in Volkswagen (29)
In his most recent book Thank You for Being Late, Thomas Friedman cited BusinessDictionary.com for the following definition of culture:
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.
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.
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.
How will President Trump and the new administration view compliance officers and their work? Are compliance officers friend or foe?
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.
Incentive compensation is making lots of news lately, but the news is all bad. Mylan's Epipen, Volkswagen, and Wells Fargo. Ugh.
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.
Donna Boehme is widely credited with transforming the compliance profession into what is now known as Compliance 2.0. For that ten-year pioneering struggle and for creating models for global compliance programs, the SCCE's 10-year anniversay award for dedicated service went to her as the "Lion of Compliance."