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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

HP probe spreads to Poland, Mexico and beyond

Image courtesy of Hewlett Packard Hewlett Packard said Polish police are investigating some ‘public-sector transactions in Russia, Poland, the Commonwealth of Independent States, and Mexico, among other countries.’

The Polish Central Anti-Corruption Bureau is looking into potential FCPA violations by an employee of Hewlett-Packard Polska Sp.… Continue Reading

HP’s FCPA Disclosure

Palo Alto-based Hewlett Packard Company’s latest Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on June 8 contained this FCPA disclosure:

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The German Public Prosecutor’s Office (“German PPO”) has been conducting an investigation into allegations that current and former employees of HP engaged in bribery, embezzlement and tax evasion relating to a transaction between Hewlett-Packard ISE GmbH in Germany, a former subsidiary of HP, and the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Russian Federation.… Continue Reading

The 2011 Watch List

The Justice Department said this year it has about 150 ongoing  FCPA investigations and prosecutions. It doesn’t name those under the microscope and, while issuers probably should disclose investigations, not all of them do.… Continue Reading

H-P, Mark Hurd And The FCPA

Will new investigations by the SEC into the departure of Hewlett Packard’s former CEO converge with ongoing probes into the company’s overseas sales practices?

Mark Hurd headed H-P for five years until he left the company in August.… Continue Reading

China’s Clean Up Continues

One of China’s top corruption fighters this week was given a suspended death sentence after being convicted of corruption.

Wang Huayuan, 62, was charged with taking bribes while serving as secretary of the provincial commissions for discipline in Guangdong and Zhejiang provinces between 1998 and 2009.… Continue Reading

A Failure To Escalate

By Thomas Fox

At the recent Corporate Counsel Institute – Europe put on by the Georgetown University Law CLE program in London, participant Matthew King, Group Head of Internal Audit at HSBC, was interviewed by Project Counsel founder Gregory  Bufithis.… Continue Reading