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Posts Tagged: Gift Giving

Sat Nav for your compliance program

Modern compliance solutions are about actionable information. Like an in-vehicle GPS, they’re incomparably more powerful than a fold out map.

With GPS, you input a single data point — where you want to go — and the system gives you the information you need to know, exactly when you need to know it.… Continue Reading

MTS does show and tell with the feds

MTS Systems Corporation said it has investigated possible violations of the FCPA and in January ‘presented the results of its investigation and its corrective actions to representatives of the Department of Justice and the SEC.’… Continue Reading

Brazil’s gift-giving rules

Gift-giving legislation for Brazil can be found in (1) the “Code of Conduct for the Senior Government Officers at the Federal executive branch, Article 9; (2) the Law No. 8429, or “Law of Administrative Probity”, Chapter II, Section I, Article 9, I; and in (3) Decree No 1171, or “Code of Professional Ethics for Civil Servants of the Federal Executive”, Annex, Chapter I, Section III – Prohibitions of Civil Servants, part “g”.… Continue Reading

Super-charge your analytics program with the guidance

Last month, the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission published their long-awaited Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

At 120 pages, this document is intended to assist companies to navigate seemingly arbitrary rules around what does and does not constitute legal behavior when dealing with overseas business practices.… Continue Reading

What’s really inside the new guidance?

Just over a year after Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer first announced plans to issue “detailed new guidance on the [FCPA’s] criminal and civil enforcement provisions,” the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the U.S.… Continue Reading

DOJ and SEC release ‘unprecedented’ joint FCPA guidance

The DOJ and SEC today released a 120-page FCPA resource guide.

It’s available in pdf here.

The foreword, signed today by the DOJ’s Lanny Breuer and the SEC’s Robert Khuzami, says:

The Guide is an unprecedented undertaking by DOJ and SEC to provide the public with detailed information about our FCPA enforcement approach and priorities.

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