June 25 was the International Day of the Seafarer. The International Maritime Organization introduced this holiday five years ago to thank seafarers “for their contribution to the world economy and the civil society, and for the risks and personal costs they bear while on their jobs.”… Continue Reading
Outsourcing parts of a compliance program to outside consultants has become a strategic move for some financial institutions as they strive to keep pace with regulatory directives and their evolving risk profile.… Continue Reading
A sergeant currently assigned to Fort Campbell, Kentucky pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to commit bribery when he was buying humanitarian supplies while serving in Afghanistan.
Ramiro Pena Jr., 43, entered his plea in federal court in Kentucky to a one-count information charging him with conspiracy to commit bribery. … Continue Reading
Job Title: Counsel – International Compliance
Employer: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Location: The Woodlands, Texas USA
. . . perform a broad multi-functional role as a member of the Anti-Corruption team within the International Section of the Legal Department, which is responsible for undertaking critical aspects of the Company’s Global Anti-Corruption Compliance Program (the “Compliance Program”), including, but not limited to: Generally, day-to-day execution and oversight of the application, enforcement, enhancement and interpretation of the Company’s anti-corruption compliance program; Develop and implement a 3- to 5-year plan for continuous enhancement in the Company’s anti-corruption compliance program; Review and approval of requests for charitable contributions, gifts and expenditures associated with the hosting of foreign officials; Counsel and advise internal management and commercial clients on anti-corruption compliance issues arising under the FCPA, Bribery Act and other applicable anti-corruption laws .… Continue Reading