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Bribery advice from John McAfee

Photo courtesy of John McAfee’s facebook pageDear FCPA Blog,

Not sure if you’ve been following the John McAfee story in detail but I’ve been reading his blog (which he’s writing while on the lam) and he had two posts back to back about corruption.… Continue Reading

Due Diligence To Prevent Touting

By David Elesinmogun, Obumneme Egwuatu, & Marcus R. Cohen

To the untrained eye, they often appear as scrubby derelict vagabonds, haunting the steps of administrative offices throughout the developing world. Yet, this unassuming guise belies their predatory importance as quasi-official intermediaries – serving as both roadblocks and essential intercessors.Continue Reading

Will Nigeria Take Another Bite?

By Marcus Cohen, David Elesinmogun & Obumneme Egwuatu

The penalty for paying bribes in Nigeria may increase following demands from a Nigerian NGO that the Nigerian government seek its share of the recent anti-graft bounty. … Continue Reading

UK Bribery: Another Scalp For The FSA

By Eoin O’Shea

Bribery offences in the UK are mostly policed by the Serious Fraud Office and, sometimes, the City of London Police, between whom there is a significant amount of cooperation.… Continue Reading

The Train Is Leaving The Station

By Jeffrey M. Kaplan and Rebecca Walker


The Anti-Corruption Compliance Program Benchmarking Survey that we are conducting with the FCPA Blog closes at noon EDT on July 12.


So, this is a “last call” for companies that would like to receive the benchmarking report on a complimentary basis by taking the survey.… Continue Reading

The (Early) Effects of the UK Bribery Act

Eoin O’Shea: The global anti-corruption movement is gaining momentumBy Eoin O’Shea

It seems strange to speculate on the effects of legislation which only entered force on July 1st, but such has been the impact of the UK’s Bribery Act 2010 that strong effects can already be seen.… Continue Reading