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Harry Cassin
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Thomas Fox
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Marc Alain Bohn
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Bill Waite
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Shruti J. Shah
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Russell A. Stamets
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Richard Bistrong
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Eric Carlson
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Bill Steinman
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Richard Bistrong: ‘Stretch goals’ for sales teams can wreck a compliance program

In a prior post for the FCPA Blog, I talked about a Harvard Business Review article in which the authors shared their findings that “performance pay can actually have dangerous outcomes for companies that implement it.”

That outcome goes from bad to worse when you mix in “stretch goals,” especially in what we call frontier markets, where lucrative business opportunities and corruption risk often collide.… Continue Reading

SFO charges another individual in Alstom corruption case

The UK Serious Fraud Office charged another individual Tuesday as part of the ongoing investigation into Alstom.

Terence Stuart Watson, the Alstom Country President for the UK and Managing Director of Alstom Transport UK and Ireland, was charged with violating section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906 and with conspiracy to corrupt contrary to section 1 of the Criminal Law Act 197.… Continue Reading

Murphy and Moschella to OECD: Use existing compliance and ethics program models to promote public integrity

We recently filed comments with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) Council on Public Integrity, making suggestions on the Council’s draft Recommendation on Public Integrity.

The OECD is a forum where the governments of 34 democracies with market economies work to promote economic growth, prosperity, and sustainable development.… Continue Reading