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Posts Tagged: BP

Why sanctions are a corruption ‘super spreader’

The United States, the European Union, Canada, and the UK announced coordinated sanctions against Russia this weekend. The sanctions are designed mainly to block major banks from the SWIFT financial network and isolate families close to President Vladimir Putin.… Continue Reading

Caterina Bulgarella: Why good words can produce bad acts

One of the most common discussions in the ethics and compliance community today revolves around the idea of using corporate values to foster ethics in organizations. Though this conversation has helped practitioners move away from a check-the-box compliance approach, practices based on corporate values have unwittingly created a check-the-box approach to ethics, obscuring the disconnect between external values and what the organization actually values.… Continue Reading

Job: Senior Counsel, Regulatory Compliance (BP – Sunbury or London UK)

Job Title: Senior Counsel, Regulatory Compliance

Employer: BP

Location: Sunbury or London UK

Role synopsis

This role is part of the regulatory compliance team that manages the high-risk legal areas of anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) and anti-money laundering (AML) for BP businesses around the world, and has a particular focus on Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Russia, and other parts of Asia.… Continue Reading

We support using BNP penalties for victim restitution

The recently announced BNP sanctions settlement is remarkable in so many ways: the behavior is outrageous, the $9 billion criminal penalty is record-setting, and 13 employees were terminated. However, the most interesting part of the story may be the idea that the DOJ is exploring ways to use the forfeited funds to compensate individuals who may have been harmed by the sanctioned regimes of Sudan, Iran and Cuba.… Continue Reading

First BP, then BofA: Could an FCPA defendant be next?

Attorney General Eric Holder announces Bank of America’s $16.65 billion settlement on August 21, 2014.Two recent blockbuster DOJ settlements have two things in common: 1) record-setting financial penalties, and 2) a portion of those penalties being set aside to fund programs to benefit the communities harmed by the crime.… Continue Reading

Job: Ethics and Compliance Director (BP Group, Singapore)

Job Title:  Ethics and Compliance Director

Employer:  BP Group

Location:  Singapore



The Ethics and Compliance Director role is responsible for leading a team of E&C professionals to support their region, business and functions to appropriately assess ethics and compliance by providing advice, frameworks and tools.… Continue Reading

Indonesia arrests top oil regulator

Indonesia‘s Corruption Eradication Agency arrested the head of the country’s oil and gas regulator late Tuesday at his home in Jakarta.

Rudi Rubiandini, the chairman of SKKMigas, was detained on suspicion of corruption.… Continue Reading