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Julie DiMauro
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Thomas Fox
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Marc Alain Bohn
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Bill Waite
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Shruti J. Shah
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Russell A. Stamets
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Richard Bistrong
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Eric Carlson
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Search Results for: label/Akzo Nobel

Akzo Nobel Pays $2.9 Million For FCPA Violations Under the U.N. Oil for Food Program

Akzo Nobel N.V., a Netherlands-based pharmaceutical company, settled U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act books and records charges with the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission. With the SEC, Akzo Nobel consented to the entry of a final judgment permanently enjoining it from future violations of Sections 13(b)(2)(A) and 13(b)(2)(B) of […]

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Europe Guts The In-House Privilege

[…] communications between management and in-house attorneys aren’t protected from disclosure or discovery in investigations by the European Commission. The appeal to the ECJ was brought by Akzo Nobel Chemicals and a subsidiary. The European Commission was investigating them in 2003 for possible anti-competitive behavior. It found two e-mails between the managing director and Akzo […]

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The Nobel Prize For Graft

The list of countries supporting China and boycotting the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo is a veritable hit list of corruption.

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Unlikely headline: Belarus journalist wins Nobel Prize for literature

[…] to my homeland. That’s a tendency that I typically share with the Belarusian government. So perhaps the bigger piece of news than a Belarusian person winning the Nobel Prize in Literature is whether the Belarusian government would congratulate her or not. On October 8, the Nobel Committee for Literature at the Swedish Academy bestowed […]

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Mike Scher asks: How far should compliance go?

If you were the compliance officer for the largest company in Atlanta in 1965, the CEO might have asked you about Martin Luther King winning the Nobel Peace Prize and a dinner sponsored by the mayor in his honor. The mayor said the business community of Atlanta, still racially segregated, hadn’t bought any tickets […]

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Iraq’s Lawsuit Legacy

[…] have already faced enforcement actions for violating the U.N. regulations or U.S. law, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Among them are ABB, AB Volvo, Flowserve, Akzo Nobel, Chevron, Siemens, Ingersoll-Rand, York International, Oscar Wyatt, El Paso and Textron. There’s no private right of action under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. So Iraq’s claims […]

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‘Asian Nobel Prize’ for Indonesia anti-graft agency

[…] winner of this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Award for its ‘relentless and successful’ campaign against corruption. The Manila-based Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation confers what’s often called the ‘Asian Nobel Prize.’ Results were announced Wednesday. The award is given in honor of ‘greatness of spirit and transformative leadership in Asia.’ It’s named for Ramon Magsaysay, the […]

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Compliance Officer (Bilfinger SE – Mannheim, Germany)

Job Title: Compliance Officer
Company: Bilfinger SE
Location: Mannheim, Germany
 
Tasks 
The Compliance Officer will lead efforts to promote compliance at all levels of Bilfinger and contribute to the continuous improvement of the compliance program and the underlying elements. She/he will support the business to implement and apply compliance-related policies, controls and procedures. The position holder will report to the Chief Compliance Officer and will be part of the global Compliance Leadership Team.

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Carsten Tams: A Noble laureate nudges for ethics

The work by Richard Thaler, this year’s winner of the Nobel prize in economics, has focused less on unethical behavior and more on savings, investing, and consumer choice behavior, but it has interesting implications for ethics practitioners.

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