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Search Results for: label/John Ashcroft

Scandal Hits The Compliance Monitors

[…] the DOJ, and send their bills for doing so to the companies themselves. For the orthopedic device makers, Mr. Christie’s corporate monitors were ex-U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft (his former boss), former U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California Debra Yang, former New Jersey Attorney General David Samson, former U.S. Attorney for the […]

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Dispatch from the SCCE Compliance & Ethics Institute (Part Two)

[…] far the compliance system has evolved — and how far the SCCE and compliance officers are from realizing a goal of true business-driven integrity.   *        *        * John never thought about being a whistleblower. After all, he was a trusted and successful insurance adviser. Twenty-five years earlier, he had followed his company’s advice, becoming […]

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The DOJ’s Wrong Medicine For Monitors

[…] the DOJ, and send their bills for doing so to the companies themselves. For the orthopedic device makers, Mr. Christie’s corporate monitors were ex-U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft (Christie’s former boss), former U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California Debra Yang, former New Jersey Attorney General David Samson, former U.S. Attorney for the […]

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New Human Rights Chapter Added To OECD Guidelines

Following up on posts by Prof. John Ruggie, UN Special Representative on Business and Human Rights, by Jeff Kaplan, and by Prof. Andy Spalding, readers of this blog should be aware of an important new development announced last week in Paris by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which strengthens the link […]

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More On The Monitors

[…] Attorney Chris Christie used deferred prosecution agreements to settle domestic bribery charges against orthopedic device makers. To monitor their compliance, he selected former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft, former U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California Debra Yang, former New Jersey Attorney General David Samson, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of […]

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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.

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Richard Bistrong: What happened to John Ashe?

Image courtesy of the UN via YouTubeDiplomat John Ashe of Antigua served as president of the UN General Assembly’s 68th session from September 2013 to September 2014. In October of last year, the DOJ indicted him for his alleged role in a $1.3 million bribery scandal.

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Richard Bistrong: For compliance, questions have more power than demands

[…] is by asking questions. “Most people don’t grasp that asking a lot of questions unlocks learning and improves interpersonal bonding,” according to Allison Brooks and Leslie K. John in the Harvard Business Review. For a compliance leader, bonding and learning are critical to a successful outcome. I heard a CEO, who had earlier spent […]

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And so the legend of Camelot was born

The official White House portrait of John F. Kennedy, by Aaron Shikler.A week after John F. Kennedy was murdered on November 22, 1963, his widow summoned writer and historian Theordore H. White to Hyannisport. She wanted White to write an essay for Life magazine that would compare JFK’s presidency to Camelot, the mythical kingdom […]

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