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Julie DiMauro
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Thomas Fox
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Marc Alain Bohn
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Shruti J. Shah
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Eric Carlson
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Job: FCPA Compliance Manager

Title: FCPA Compliance Manager

Company: Arrow Electronics

Location: Melville, NY

Job Scope: This functional manager is responsible for the development of policies, procedures, communication, and training materials as well as providing consultation to the business to ensure compliance with regulatory mandates. … Continue Reading

Total on trial for oil-for-food violations

The French oil giant Total SA is on trial in Paris for violating the United Nations oil-for-food program.

Total is accused of buying oil directly from the former Saddam Hussien regime in violation of the U.N.… Continue Reading

Cooperation and competition among enforcing countries

New scholarship from Elizabeth Spahn tackles the opportunities and risks behind the new trend of multi-national antibribery enforcement.

It’s a topic crucial to nations joining the war against graft. And it’s no less important to anyone facing the threat of enforcement by two or more countries.… Continue Reading

Wal-Mart and the Un-American Way

Inauguration Day has come and gone and America has again installed the new President peacefully and in accordance with the laws. That is the American Way, a tradition we are rightly proud of.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (January 25, 2013)

State-run media agency Xinhua reported Hunan Transport Department deputy chief Zou Heping was recently detained on corruption charges linked to expressway construction in the province. Zou’s arrest follows the 2012 detention of two other Hunan officials – Party branch chief of transport Chen Mingxian and Highway Administration director Feng Weilin — for alleged corruption related to the building of expressways.… Continue Reading

Lanny Breuer said to be leaving DOJ soon

Lanny Breuer, Assistant Attorney General for the DOJ’s Criminal DivisionLanny Breuer, the head of the Justice Department’s criminal division, is reported to be preparing his exit.

As the Assistant Attorney General for the criminal division since 2009, Breuer led the 600 DOJ lawyers who prosecute federal criminal cases across the country.… Continue Reading

Final count for 2012 declinations

In the prior post, I explained why a broad definition of ‘declinations’ is needed to overcome a lack transparency by the DOJ and SEC when tracking agency decisions conclude FCPA investigations without pursuing enforcement actions.… Continue Reading

Job: Director, Ethics & Compliance

Title: Director, Ethics & Compliance

Company: Kroll Advisory Solutions

Location: Reston, VA or New York, NY

Job Scope: The Director, Ethics & Compliance for Kroll Advisory Solutions (“Kroll”) is responsible for the implementation and management of Kroll’s compliance program consistent with executive management’s commitment to maintaining an ethical culture and a high standard of compliance.… Continue Reading

Hondutel manager acquitted in LatiNode case

Former Honduran Telecom Managing Director Marcelo Chimirri has been acquitted by the Honduras Supreme Court of charges of bribery, fraud and abuse of authority.

Chimirri, a nephew of deposed president Manuel Zelaya, was involved in the LatiNode case.… Continue Reading