China’s biggest government reorganization in a generation, coinciding with rapidly escalating U.S.-China trade tensions, will impact many aspects of doing business in China, including an uptick in anti-corruption enforcement.
1. “Super” enforcement agency targeting government officials is established.… Continue Reading
The SEC alleged Wednesday that two former anti-money laundering compliance officers for a New York broker dealer aided and abetted their firm’s AML violations.
One of the compliance officers settled the SEC charges.… Continue Reading
A medical device maker that misrepresented the amount of commissions it promised to pay a local agent in Bangladesh was one of three companies the World Bank debarred in separate actions announced Wednesday.… Continue Reading
Job Title: Investigator
Location: New York, NY USA
Description: Reporting to a Sr. Investigator, the Investigator will assist the IRC Ethics and Compliance Unit to conduct investigations of allegations involving fraud, waste, abuse and corruption, and other misconduct. … Continue Reading
Argentina’s new law that creates corporate liability for bribery came into effect on March 1. Here are five things to know about Law 27.401 and how it impacts a compliance program.… Continue Reading
The news earlier this month that Google was to follow Facebook and ban all ads for cryptocurrencies wasn’t entirely unexpected. However, it did say much about the way such innovative technology is being misused.… Continue Reading
For over a year, Brazilian federal police could not access the files on Marcelo Odebrecht’s notebook computer. They tried using the password from Marcelo’s cell phones, with no luck.
Even Marcelo himself could not access the computer, as his password had been generated by two different electronic tokens that change combination with each access, and he no longer had the tokens following his arrest.… Continue Reading
I conspired to bribe a Dutch police officer to win a pepper spray contract. Yet the formula of spray I was selling was world class, with an exemplary health and safety record.… Continue Reading