I’ve talked about a plan by Kazakhstan’s president to revive the country’s struggling economy by privatizing about 7,000 state-owned companies and listing at least some of them on unspecified stock exchanges.… Continue Reading
The second cycle of the world’s first international Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS) is starting this October. The closing date for applications is April 30, 2014 and there are still some places available. … Continue Reading
The University of Richmond Journal of Global Law & Business seeks papers for an annual Anti-Bribery Law issue.
The journal is building a tradition. We plan to publish an anti-bribery issue each year containing articles, commentaries, updates and related anti-bribery research. … Continue Reading
Miller & Chevalier’s Homer Moyer and James Tillen are among the speakers at an upcoming full-day conference called ‘The International Fight Against Corruption: Are the OECD and UN Conventions Achieving their Objectives?’… Continue Reading
The blogs spoke loudly in an article by Leslie Wayne in the New York Times that recently highlighted FCPA enforcement against foreign companies.
Taking a page from our top ten list, Wayne said:
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The companies that have reached the biggest settlements under the law, known as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, include Siemens, the German engineering giant; Daimler, the maker of Mercedes-Benz vehicles; Alcatel-Lucent, the French telecommunications company; and the JGC Corporation, a Japanese consulting company.
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.… Continue Reading
About three years ago, a young aspiring academic on a research grant overseas suggested on the FCPA Blog that the FCPA was functioning as a kind of economic sanction against developing countries.… Continue Reading