With the assistance of Karen Polk (Miller & Chevalier’s librarian), our firm tracks the active “FCPA Docket” involving individuals, which includes all known FCPA-related ongoing prosecutions, fugitives, sentencings, and pending appeals. This information is current as of February 4, 2013. … Continue Reading
Anti-corruption compliance guides released by prosecutors from the United States and Britain discuss the importance of assessing country risk to avoid corporate liability for bribery. Unfortunately, judging country risk is a challenge because no valid quantitative measure of national corruption exists.… Continue Reading
At least 680 soccer games around the world were fixed between 2008 and 2011, about half by a syndicate allegedly operating from Singapore, an international police coalition said Monday.
The matches include World Cup qualifiers, European Championship games, and league games across Europe, Asia, and Africa, according to the European anti-crime agency Europol.… Continue Reading
Xi Jinping’s luxury-slashing regulations for China’s officials would be a challenge to implement at any time of year, but the Spring Festival, also known as Lunar New Year, poses a particular problem.… Continue Reading
Minnesota-based MTS Systems Corporation said last week that after an investigation of gift-giving, travel, and accommodation practices in its Asia operations, it ‘[removed] certain persons formerly employed in its Korea office.’… Continue Reading
Title: Global Head, Anti-Corruption Compliance
Company: Morgan Stanley
Location: New York, NY
Job Scope: An independent self-starter to oversee and enhance Morgan Stanley’s global anti-corruption compliance program, which has been recognized as a leading compliance program in the financial services industry.… Continue Reading
Authorities in Guangdong Province are responding with special seriousness to industry-wide anti-corruption regulations issued by the Ministry of Health (MOH) in July 2012.
Two former executives of French engineering and construction giant Technip S.A. were handed light fines by a Paris court Wednesday for their role in the multi-million dollar bribery scheme to win contracts for development of the Bonny Island gas facility.… Continue Reading