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All posts by Benjaimin P. Fishburne, III

Are U.S. colleges and universities complying with the FCPA?

Many initial discussions of the FCPA with the leadership of U.S. colleges and universities (Schools) begin with something like the following:

  1. we would never engage in corruption such as bribery
  2. we are not-for-profit and do not need to consider unethical activity
  3. we are not that international, other than having a few foreign students, and
  4. we are among the most heavily regulated and scrutinized activities and do not need more policies and procedures.
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China moves beyond guanxi but not compliance peril

The US-China Business Council (the “USCBC”) recently released a Government Affairs Report (the “Report”) which focuses on conducting government affairs activities relating to China. As with  other USCBC publications, the Report draws heavily on the actual, on-the-ground activities of USCBC member companies.… Continue Reading

China capital market reforms may impact who’s a ‘foreign official’

China Ambassador Zhang Yesui attends reception hosted by the US-China Business Council The U.S.-China Business Council (the “USCBC”) — the leading organization representing U.S. companies of all sizes doing business with China — monitors policy developments in China of potential interest to its members and publishes various comments. … Continue Reading

Resource alert: Best practices for managing compliance in China

Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses a welcoming luncheon co-hosted by the U.S.-China Business Council in Washington in 2012. [Photo courtesy of Xinhua] The U.S.-China Business Council recently released the results of a survey of its membership on Best Practices for Managing Compliance in China.… Continue Reading