General Electric Company, whose compliance program is among the most respected and admired in the world, has settled civil violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company today agreed to pay $23.4 million to resolve claims that arose from a $3.6 million kickback scheme by four GE subsidiaries […]
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A court in Paris Thursday acquitted 14 companies of bribing the former Iraqi regime to win contracts under the the U.N. oil-for-food program. Renault Trucks, Schneider Electric, and Legrand were among the companies acquitted, along with several senior managers. Two years ago, a French court also acquitted oil giant Total SA, its chief executive, a […]
Qi Chen, a student from the Chicago-Kent Law School, has updated some important numbers we first reported about two years ago. Then and now he analyzed how many corporate enforcement actions since 2005 didn’t involve criminal or civil charges against any employees from the company. Those numbers are surprisingly elusive. Results can vary depending on […]
In July 2008, the government of Iraq launched a massive FCPA-related federal lawsuit in New York City. We first talked about it here. The complaint named 93 defendants in claims alleging bribery and fraud under the now-defunct United Nations oil-for-food program. Iraq sought more than $10 billion in damages, describing the U.N. program as “the […]
[…] with retaliation, or when unsure in the tough situations, like how to deliver internal reports of wrongdoing to unreceptive top executives and directors. Donna convenes the annual RAND Symposium reports on strategy for this evolving profession.
Donna is a founder of Compliance Strategists, a leading consulting firm based in the metropolitan New York area specializing […]
The recent Rand Report on senior executive criminal misconduct recommends that companies elevate Chief Compliance Officers as a critical step toward effective compliance. And the compliance profession itself is pushing for CCOs in the C-Suite. Despite all that, the business world isn’t in any […]
Job Title: Compliance Officer
Company: Bilfinger SE
Location: Mannheim, Germany
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.
The former compliance director of an Indiana compounding pharmacy pleaded guilty Wednesday to introducing adulterated drugs into interstate commerce and then covering up the offenses by obstructing the Food and Drug Administration.
[…] Director of the Institute of Business Ethics. She sits on the board of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) and on the advisory board of RAND Europe. She’s a Visiting Fellow of the Said Business School at Oxford University. London-based IBE is a registered charity that promotes high standards of business practice based on […]