Academy Award winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio appeared covertly before a Washington, D.C. grand jury to testify as part of the DOJ’s investigation into the looting of Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB.… Continue Reading
Corporate donors involved in the recovery and development of post-conflict countries usually engage with local NGOs. In an ideal world, those partnerships — marriages of convenience to comply with legal restrictions placed on work permits, property ownership, and so on — would function seamlessly, and the last thing on anybody’s mind would be the FCPA.… Continue Reading
Location: London, U.K. or Amsterdam, Netherlands
Description: Based in London or Amsterdam, our RECO-EMEA, with support from several direct reports and other legal and compliance specialists, will be an integral member of our RECO network. … Continue Reading
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in emerging markets in Eurasia must demonstrate the ability to assess and mitigate corruption risks in order to do business with multinational firms. The vast majority of SMEs in the region are unable to do so.… Continue Reading
The anti-corruption provisions in Chapter 27 of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) stand out as one of the noteworthy differences between the newly negotiated pact and its predecessor, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). … Continue Reading
Denise Lee Yohn is a go-to expert on brand-building for national media outlets. She’s also a popular speaker and consultant, and an influential writer.
I have been considering the events of the past 12 months from an anti-money laundering (AML) regulatory perspective, and with what we may be faced with in the year ahead.
For me, the main issue arising from 2018 is the ongoing debate I have been having with a variety of NGOs and pressure groups who would see public UBO (ultimate beneficial owner) company register systems implemented across the board, including the Caribbean islands that provide offshore company services to the globe.… Continue Reading
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Description: Orica is searching for a new Regional Ethics & Compliance Manager for our Australia Pacific Asia region.… Continue Reading
It was a breakout year for compliance officers and compliance professionals, making them the big story of 2018. As I said mid-year, they’re rock stars now, famous and wanted.
Some stories about them from the FCPA Blog during 2018:
Alstom appointed a compliance officer, Sylvie Kandé de Beaupuy of Airbus, to its board of directors.… Continue Reading
Three former Credit Suisse bankers were charged in federal court in Brooklyn with bribery and fraud connected to Mozambique’s $2 billion “tuna bonds” scandal.
All three were arrested in London Thursday and released on bail.… Continue Reading