How much has FCPA enforcement and compliance changed over the last decade? Ask anyone who’s been around, and they’ll probably say “a lot” or “completely.” Perhaps the most telling metric quantifying this change is the average size of a corporate FCPA resolution.… Continue Reading
For the FCPA community (and the entire human race), 2020 was a You’ve-Got-to-be-Kidding-Me year. But for our top stories, let’s jump past the pandemic and straight to the FCPA, and more specifically to three aspects of enforcement — the Good, the Bad, and the Missing.… Continue Reading
Foreign and local banks in China are inspecting loans linked to metals supposedly warehoused in Qingdao, where traders use commodities from iron ore to rubber to secure loans.
A police investigation is focused on Decheng Mining to determine if it used the same batches of copper and aluminium stockpiled at Qingdao Port as collateral to secure multiple separate loans.… Continue Reading