Many of the recent posts on the FCPA Blog have dealt with various aspects of Covid-19: our very personal health concerns, enhanced bribery risks, enforcement, and the possible impact on the operation of compliance systems and compliance organizations in times of travel bans and budget constraints in many industries.… Continue Reading
India is currently in a 21-day national lockdown, which has impaired the ability of compliance professionals in carrying out investigations. While we are all trying to balance work and life practicing social distancing, whistleblower hotlines have been buzzing.… Continue Reading
Is there a favorite season or special time of the year that’s best for closing FCPA investigations or disclosing new ones?
I looked at a 32-month period, starting from January 1, 2017.… Continue Reading
Since the start of 2018, companies and agencies have disclosed 19 new FCPA-related investigations.
Of the newly disclosed investigations, five have been closed, either by enforcement actions or declinations.
Fourteen of the new investigations remain open and apparently active.… Continue Reading