Purchase a subscription to ethiXbase by Friday, June 15th and receive a complimentary annual subscription to the China Compliance Digest (a US$1,250 value) for all licensees. The China Compliance Digest is available in both English and Mandarin language versions.… Continue Reading
From the ‘investigations’ index of ethiXbase, here is SL Industries Inc.’s FCPA disclosure in its latest Form 10-Q filed May 10, 2012.
The New Jersey-based company designs, manufactures, and markets electronics and power protection equipment used in the aerospace, computer, telecom, medical, and transportation industries.… Continue Reading
This week we talked with Brian Kindle at the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists.
Our topic was corruption and compliance in China, and the FCPA.
Gift-giving practices by employees in China have triggered an FCPA investigation, according to an SEC filing this week by WW Grainger Inc.
The Illinois-based industrial supply company said sales employees in China ‘may have provided prepaid gift cards to certain customers.’… Continue Reading
The latest product notice from the FCPA Database said:
We have researched gift-giving regulations for over 30 countries including Brazil, Russia, India, China, Indonesia, Japan, Hong Kong, Azerbaijan, and Italy. Our documents contain the information you need to know about sensitive issues related to giving gifts to public officials and civil servants.… Continue Reading
Steve leaves behind a company that only he could have built, and his spirit will forever be the foundation of Apple.
— Email from Apple CEO Tim Cook to all Apple employees on October 5, 2011
This is the first time Apple Inc, the company Steve Jobs built, has ever appeared on the FCPA Blog.… Continue Reading