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Bill Steinman
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Cody Worthington
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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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Eric Carlson
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WeWork: Overseas growth and agents create special FCPA compliance risks

[…] or agents, even without our knowledge. Dealing with various intermediaries overseas is a highlighted compliance concern: Additionally, as we pursue our growth strategy of entering into joint ventures, revenue-sharing arrangements and other partnerships with local partners in non-U.S. jurisdictions, our use of intermediaries, and therefore our potential exposure to liability under laws such as […]

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Feds reject Avon settlement offer

[…] reviewing certain expenses and books and records processes, including, but not limited to, travel, entertainment, gifts, use of third-party vendors and consultants and related due diligence, joint ventures and acquisitions, and payments to third-party agents and others, in connection with our business dealings, directly or indirectly, with foreign governments and their employees. In connection […]

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Complex sanction list screenings need a systematic approach

In the past couple of months, sanction list screening has become one of the most critical compliance tasks. A single question has triggered much of the change: “Are my business partners and other third parties I deal with really sanctioned?” Here are some considerations that will help answer that question.

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Huntsman Wins Declination

Chemical-maker Huntsman Corporation said in an SEC filing last week that the DOJ and SEC won’t take enforcement action against the company for bribes paid in India by employees of a joint venture there.

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European Investment Bank publishes Anti-Corruption Statement

Following the participation of the European Investment Bank (EIB), represented by the Inspector General, Jan Willem van der Kaaij, in the 2018 International Anti-Corruption Conference, which took place in Copenhagen, Denmark in October 2018, the EIB has since adopted and published an Anti-Corruption Statement.

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A closer look at the revisions to the FCPA Guide

Several articles over the past few days have reported that the DOJ and SEC are quietly revising A Resource Guide to the FCPA, the joint guidance the agencies issued on November 14, 2012, including one article that suggested these revisions occurred as recently as June of this year (see also here and here). In fact, the more substantive of the changes flagged by these articles were made on or before December 9, 2012, less than 30 days after the release of the Guide, in response to feedback practitioners provided to the agencies.

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