Anyone who has spent time dealing with compliance issues in China has come across the fapiao (发票). This four-part series will try to explain (1) what a fapiao is, (2) the different types of fapiaos and receipts in China, (3) how fapiaos can be misused for fraud, embezzlement, and corruption, and (4) ways to counter these schemes to minimize compliance risk.… Continue Reading
The Texas Supreme Court issued a long-anticipated opinion Friday in Shell Oil Co. v. Writt, holding that an internal investigation report Shell provided to the U.S. Department of Justice about potential FCPA violations is “absolutely privileged” in a defamation proceeding and cannot be used to form the basis of a defamation claim.… Continue Reading
The International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) is accepting applications for its flagship Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS) program.
The MACS is a two-year in-career program designed for working professionals with at least three years of experience in anti-corruption and/or compliance (a law degree is not a prerequisite). … Continue Reading