The ongoing Wal-Mart investigation is reminding us that the FCPA, in effect, is trade policy toward developing countries.
The SEC said today it received 3,001 whistleblower tips during the past fiscal year.
There were 115 FCPA-related complaints.
Corporate disclosures and offering frauds were most often reported. They accounted for a third of all complaints.… Continue Reading
A colleague sent the following note:
Dear FCPA Blog — Have you seen this? It may be worth a mention. Seems Uruguay’s president is the antithesis of the sort of foreign official we usually cover.… Continue Reading
On December 4, 2012, The George Washington University Law School and the Anti-Corruption Committee and North American Forum of the International Bar Association (in cooperation with the Anti-Corruption Committee of the American Bar Association) will host a day-long conference on the International Fight Against Corruption.… Continue Reading
China’s new slate of leaders have been announced — the seven members of the Standing Committee of the Politburo, the highest-ranking body in the Communist Party (and therefore the country).… Continue Reading
Here’s what Robert Khuzami said Wednesday at a news briefing about the FCPA guidance released by the DOJ and SEC. Khuzami is head of the SEC’s enforcement division.… Continue Reading
Gifts, travel and entertainment, foreign officials, successor liability, and effective compliance programs.
They’re among the topics covered by the new 120-page joint DOJ and SEC guidance on the FCPA.
In the fact sheet accompanying the guidance, the DOJ summarized its position on those topics.… Continue Reading