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In Phase 4 reviews, OECD Working Group wants to identify and share good practices

The OECD recently published a resources booklet for the fourth round of country monitoring under the Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions.

While the format of the evaluations will be seemingly the same as in the prior round, the content will have a more topical axis, the main purpose being to focus on three horizontal issues: detection of the foreign bribery offense, enforcement, and liability of legal persons.… Continue Reading

See you soon in New York City!

The FCPA Blog started out nine years ago not as a pulpit but a bulletin board — a place to exchange news, commentary, resources, practice tips, and compliance alerts.

We’ll be doing the same thing on October 26 in New York City at the Convene Conference Center on 237 Park Avenue.… Continue Reading

FCC fines Siemens for failing to disclose FCPA and obstruction convictions

The Federal Communications Commission fined Siemens Corporation and Siemens Medical Solutions $175,000 Thursday for failing to disclose corporate felony convictions as required by the FCC’s rules.

Several Siemens companies hold FCC wireless licenses and were required to disclose on their applications prior criminal convictions for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and, separately, obstruction of justice.… Continue Reading

Just whose expectations will ISO 37001 certification meet?

The launch date of the new ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management System standard is close, with release expected in October.

Then let the certifications begin.

Why certify?

In a recent post for the FCPA Blog, Kristy Grant-Hart said ISO 37001 is “a truly international standard that matches the expectations of U.S.,… Continue Reading

SEC awards whistleblower $4 million

The SEC Tuesday awarded a whistleblower more than $4 million for original information that alerted the agency to a fraud.

The agency didn’t release any details about the whistleblower and redacted its award order (pdf).… Continue Reading