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FCPA Blog Daily News

Entries in Weatherford International Ltd. (4)

Tuesday
Oct072014

How Alcoa avoided a $1 billion criminal fine while others got hammered

Leslie Caldwell, chief of the DOJ's criminal division, talked at last week's Annual Ethics and Compliance Conference in Atlanta. She covered the ten hallmarks of an effective compliance program and cooperation with the DOJ in FCPA and other white-collar investigations. Her examples of good and bad corporate behavior came from real life.

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Friday
Feb142014

Avon sets aside millions more for FCPA settlement

Avon Products Inc. said it could pay as much as $132 million to settle an ongoing investigation into whether it paid bribes in China and other countries in exchange for government permits it needed to open new markets.

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Friday
Jan242014

Final court approval for Weatherford mega-settlement 

Photo courtesy of Weatherford InternationalWeatherford International said it received final court approval for the $252.6 million settlement of FCPA and export offenses announced in November.

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Monday
Dec232013

The compliance lessons we learned in 2013

The theme of this year's FCPA reporting, detection and enforcement activity is that the bribery of foreign officials is not something the public will tolerate or the U.S. government will trivialize.

It is also something businesses can and must create mechanisms to prevent.

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