It’s that time of year again. Across the country, law students are thinking about paper topics for seminar courses and journal notes. Like last year, I am posting a list of resources that I provide to students every fall in the Anti-Corruption seminar that I co-teach with my colleague, Professor Chris Yukins. … Continue Reading
A Canadian man faces up to 14 years in prison after being the first individual convicted under Canada’s foreign anti-corruption law.
Indian-born Nazir Karigar was found guilty of conspiring to bribe Indian officials in a failed attempt to win an airport security contract.… Continue Reading
Pharmas have told their sales teams to halt all activity in China to avoid being caught in the nationwide “enforcement storm,” according to the Guangdong-based Yangcheng Evening News.
“It is rumored that police in plain clothes are patrolling in hospitals; drug sales representatives will be fined 500 yuan ($81) and regional sales managers 1000 yuan ($162) once being caught in hospitals,” an unidentified sales representative told the paper.… Continue Reading
Job Title: Director, Global Trade Compliance
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
As a key member of the Ethics and Compliance Team, you will develop, implement and update as necessary the Company’s Trade Compliance Program to ensure a best practices program consistent with U.S.… Continue Reading
A young member of India’s much-maligned civil service has created a major political uproar by taking on politically connected sand mining companies in India’s largest state.
Durga Shakti Nagpal, 28, named for the Hindu goddess of the triumph of good over evil, is a member of the elite Indian Administrative Service (“IAS”), the successor to the colonial service that was called the steel frame of the British Raj.… Continue Reading
In the past few years, efforts by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice to enforce the FCPA have intensified at a steady pace, making it harder for U.S.… Continue Reading
What accounts for Indonesia’s rash of big corruption cases? One explanation is that modern election campaigns are costing more than candidates or parties can afford. So they’re tapping big and often illegal contributions from local and foreign businesses.… Continue Reading
A legal representative of Beijing Shengtai Huayang New Energy Equipment Co., Ltd, Hu Fujian, was sentenced to two years in prison for paying $489,836 in bribes to Zhao Zhonghe, deputy general manager of state-owned Beijing Yuyang Tourism Group, in exchange for construction contracts.… Continue Reading
Wal-Mart announced it has now spent over $300 million on FCPA compliance costs. Some FCPA watchers are so indignant by the $300 million figure they have broken it down into FCPA compliance dollars spent per day, while others imply it’s an impressive show of compliance remorse.… Continue Reading
Job Title: Operations Manager, Regulatory Compliance Training
Employer: American Express
Location: New York, NY
This role will report to the Compliance Training Officer in the Office of the Chief Compliance Officer.… Continue Reading