FCPA enforcement has waxed and waned during Eric Holder’s six-year tenure as U.S. Attorney General. But that’s not the whole picture. During the same time, global anti-corruption enforcement has picked up speed and is more robust today than ever.… Continue Reading
Posts Tagged: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
The C20 (Civil Society 20) Governance Group has issued recommendations for G20 leaders to support economic growth through transparent institutions and enforcement mechanisms that combat foreign bribery.
This post, the first of two parts, is based on an article that first appeared in the Magazine of the Deutsch-Amerkanische Juristen-Vereinigung by T. Markus Funk. Mr. Funk is a partner at Perkins Coie specializing in global anti-corruption compliance and internal investigations.… Continue Reading
For the third time, an Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Phase 3 working group has reported that a country and party to the OECD’s anti-corruption convention has failed to bring a single foreign bribery case to trial.… Continue Reading
The four conflict minerals — tantalum, tin, tungsten and goldThis post is the first in a series of three on the topic of conflict minerals. The first examines the origins of the reporting requirement, and the following two will explore what constitutes sufficient due diligence when conducting an investigation of a company and its supply chain.… Continue Reading
The B20 Task Force on Improving Transparency and Anti-Corruption’s latest report is out, and the former director of the UK’s Serious Fraud Office told me that there has been some notable changes of detail in it.… Continue Reading
Through a number of legislative measures in 2013, France has strengthened its capacity to fight graft. One such reform relates to prosecutorial independence with regard to foreign bribery offenses.
Industry Canada, a department of the nation’s government that works to improve conditions for investment and create an efficient and competitive marketplace, is conducting public consultations on the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA).… Continue Reading
The former director of the UK Serious Fraud Office, Richard Alderman, shared with the FCPA Blog a Preliminary Study (pdf here) conducted by the B20 Task Force on Improving Transparency and Anti-Corruption that focuses on regulatory developments that could enhance the private sector’s role in fighting global corruption.… Continue Reading
The Anti-Corruption Ethics and Compliance Handbook for Business is ready, and its authors at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the World Bank hope it provides helpful guidance in the global effort to eradicate corrupt practices.… Continue Reading