The Securities and Exchange Commission said Wednesday it brought an enforcement action against a former Wells Fargo Advisors compliance officer who allegedly altered a document before it was provided to the SEC during an investigation.… Continue Reading
The Financial Times reported Friday that anti-corruption groups, (Global Witness, Transparency International and Corruption Watch) had written to the Prime Minister and the Director of the Serious Fraud Office raising concerns about the integrity of the SFO’s investigation into the sale by GPT Special Project Management, an Airbus subsidiary, of communications equipment to the Saudi National Guard.… Continue Reading
We reported on Monday that the DOJ had announced a $30 million settlement with a vice president of Equatorial Guinea under its Kleptocracy Initiative. I hope the world noticed the noble and sensible purposes to which DOJ is putting these funds.… Continue Reading
Last week, the University of Houston Law Center released the most comprehensive free dataset for compliance benchmarking available. The Fortune 500 Code of Conduct dataset allows anyone to access the University’s website (without the worry of future spam emails that come with a “free” registration) and search through three years of data the Law Center has put together covering over forty different compliance areas including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. … Continue Reading
Families in Liberia are reportedly bribing retrieval teams to let them keep their loved ones’ bodies and give them traditional burials.
“The virus is highly infectious through exposure to bodily fluids, and its early rapid spread in west Africa was attributed in part to relatives touching victims during traditional funeral rites,” the Mail said Wednesday.… Continue Reading