Recently, the iconic pioneer of female British comedy, Victoria Wood, lost her battle to cancer. The world lost one of the greatest and funniest observers of “the ordinary” I have ever seen.… Continue Reading
Prosecutors in Hefei City said they arrested the former legal representative and president of a local pharma and charged him with “organizational bribery” under Section 393 the Criminal Law.
Yang Ling was the president of Hefei Tianxing Pharmaceutical Services Co Ltd.… Continue Reading
Employer: Briggs & Stratton Corporation
Location: Milwaukee, WI, United States
The Global Compliance Specialist is responsible for the daily execution and monitoring of Briggs & Stratton’s Global Compliance Program covering the due diligence and monitoring of third party partners such as international distributors, dealers, sales representatives, sales consultants and vendors, executing global training and data monitoring protocols and reporting results of such activities to management.… Continue Reading
The received wisdom among humanitarian agencies is that in the absence of a profit motive, they are less at risk of corruption than private enterprises. But this is not quite fair.… Continue Reading
One of the most pervasive myths about corruption it is primarily caused by a few greedy individuals who, one day and out of the blue, decide to pay bribes to other bad guys who will accept them and grant some contracts in exchange.… Continue Reading
Much of what scholars and practitioners think of as core corporate governance — the oversight and control of internal corporate affairs — is now being subsumed by “compliance.”
Although compliance with law and regulation is not a new idea, the establishment of an autonomous department within firms to detect and deter violations of law and policy is.… Continue Reading
The FCPA Blog is the community meeting place for the global compliance profession.… Continue Reading
Have you ever sat across from your joint venture partner in Indonesia. Romania or Taiwan trying to explain why the United States Federal Sentencing Guidelines make it so their employees should be provided with anti-bribery training?… Continue Reading
The recent announcement that DOJ is taking applications for the newly vacated FCPA Chief position provides a timely opportunity to reflect on the history, growth and direction of the Unit as well as a chance to consider the unique game-changing possibilities that await an accomplished selectee.… Continue Reading
In Capitalism and Freedom (1962), the late American economist Milton Friedman wrote: “There is one and only one social responsibility of business — to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open and free competition without deception or fraud.”… Continue Reading
The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control published a new set of questions and answers Thursday about the sanctions on Cuba. OFAC’s answers will surprise a lot of people.
President Obama announced a lifting of sanctions in late 2014.… Continue Reading