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Search Results for: label/John Ashcroft

Scandal Hits The Compliance Monitors

[…] to 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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The DOJ’s Wrong Medicine For Monitors

[…] to 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 between compliance, ethics, and human rights.

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More On The Monitors

Ah, Spring. And the corporate compliance monitors are back in the news. Here’s what’s happening: It’s an annual event. Democrats in Congress have re-introduced a bill from last year to regulate the way monitors are selected, paid and held accountable. The Project on Government Oversight has a nice report here. The retitled “Accountability in Deferred […]

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Court OKs IRS summonses for FedEx, UPS, DHL in Sovereign Management probe

A federal judge in Manhattan Friday authorized the Internal Revenue Service to issue summonses requiring Federal Express Corporation, DHL Express, United Parcel Service, Inc. and others to produce information about U.S. taxpayers who may be using the offshore services of Sovereign Management & Legal, Ltd to evade U.S. taxes.

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The FCPA Docket (January 2012)

Here’s an overview of ongoing FCPA-related: (a) individual prosecutions; (b) pending sentencings, appeals,and extraditions; and (c) at-large fugitives.

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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 of King Arthur and the knights of the round table. ‘There’ll be great Presidents again,’ Jackie told White, ‘but there’ll never be another Camelot.’

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