The Securities and Exchange Commission awarded more than $1.8 million to a whistleblower who provided critically important information and assistance to an enforcement action involving overseas misconduct.
Juniper Networks paid the SEC $11.7 million Thursday to settle FCPA offenses related to its sales practices in Russia and China.
The American technology company disgorged $4 million and paid a $6.5 million penalty to the SEC, plus pre-judgment interest of $1.3 million.… Continue Reading
On July 4, the French Anti-Corruption Agency (AFA) issued its first decision on whether a company should be sanctioned for an insufficient corruption prevention program, pursuant to the landmark 2016 Law Sapin II (article 17).… Continue Reading
The U.S. unit of global accounting firm RSM International was charged Tuesday with violating the SEC’s auditor independence rules on at least 100 audit reports for 15 or more audit clients.… Continue Reading
Imagine your house is on fire. In the front of the house, you have a fire department working tirelessly to put out the fire with water. In the back, someone is spraying your house with gasoline.*… Continue Reading
There have been several developments in recent weeks that have struck damaging blows to those who state that open public registers of Ultimate Beneficial Owners (UBOs) are the only answer to global corruption and tax evasion.… Continue Reading
Deutsche Bank paid the SEC $16 million Thursday to settle FCPA offenses related to its hiring of relatives of public officials in China and Russia.
The German bank disgorged $10.7 million and paid a $3 million penalty to the SEC, plus pre-judgment interest of $2.4 million.… Continue Reading
Employer: Snap Inc.
Location: Los Angeles, California USA
Description: We’re looking for an experienced executive to join Snap Inc! Working from our Los Angeles, CA headquarters, you’ll help lead the team that ensures Snap’s compliance with a range of laws in areas including anti-corruption, international trade, election law, and more.… Continue Reading
Canada’s enforcement landscape may be changing. The Canadian legislator appears to be signalling a will to increase enforcement of the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA) (as well as other economic crimes) with the September 2018 adoption of the new Canadian Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) regime, also called the Remediation Agreement regime.… Continue Reading
Is there a favorite season or special time of the year that’s best for closing FCPA investigations or disclosing new ones?
I looked at a 32-month period, starting from January 1, 2017.… Continue Reading