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Posts Tagged: Morgan Stanley

SEC recommends FCPA charges against BNY Mellon for sovereign wealth fund practices

Bank of New York Mellon Corp. said the SEC has recommended an enforcement action for possible FCPA violations related to the bank’s dealings with sovereign wealth funds.

In an SEC filing Friday, BNY said it received a so-called Wells Notice in the fourth quarter of 2014, and some current and former employees had received the same notice in the third quarter.… Continue Reading

Final count for 2012 declinations

In the prior post, I explained why a broad definition of ‘declinations’ is needed to overcome a lack transparency by the DOJ and SEC when tracking agency decisions conclude FCPA investigations without pursuing enforcement actions.… Continue Reading

2012: The year in declinations

Graphic reprinted with permission of Miller & Chevalier CharteredFCPA declinations — decisions not to prosecute a company after an investigation — are hard to track.

Generally the DOJ and SEC don’t reveal anything about declinations.… Continue Reading

What happens after you click ‘send’?

Nothing in the past 50 years has changed the way businesses and individuals communicate more than email, and new technologies are now transforming email into a powerhouse for compliance programs.

The benefits of email are obvious — it’s cheap, fast, easy, and ubiquitous.… Continue Reading