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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 […]

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Europe Guts The In-House Privilege

[…] 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 […]

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Unlikely headline: Belarus journalist wins Nobel Prize for literature

[…] respect 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 the […]

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Iraq’s Lawsuit Legacy

[…] list (which may change after July 24) of everyone named as a defendant in the complaint:
AGCO Denmark A/S, AGCO S.A., Valtra do Brazil, Air Liquide Engineering, Akzo Nobel N.V., N.V. Organon (“Organon”), Intervet International B.V. (Intervet”), Mais Co. for Medical Products, Atlas Copsco CMT, AWB Ltd., B. Braun Medical France, B. Braun Melsungen A.G., […]

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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 […]

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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 third president […]

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Grease For Oil

Larry Buterman (left) from Chadbourne & Parke’s New York office sent us an article he published in the Bloomberg Law Reports. It explains why the Justice Department’s enforcement actions in the U.N. oil for food cases don’t allege antibribery offenses under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The reason: the kickbacks typically went directly to the […]

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