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Harry Cassin
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Jessica Tillipman
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Richard L. Cassin
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Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
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Julie DiMauro
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Thomas Fox
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Marc Alain Bohn
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Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
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Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Bill Steinman
Contributing Editor

Uber discloses FCPA investigation

Uber Technologies, Inc. said Thursday the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating possible FCPA violations related to its activity in Asia. 

According to Uber’s S-1 filing, the DOJ is investigating potential bribes in countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, China, and India. 

In Indonesia, the ride-hailing company is being investigated for allegations of small payments to police, and “other potential improper payments.”

Here is the text from Uber’s S-1 filed April 11, 2019, courtesy of FCPA Tracker

We received requests from the DOJ in May 2017 and August 2017 with respect to an investigation into allegations of small payments to police in Indonesia and other potential improper payments in other countries in which we operate or have operated, including in Malaysia, China, and India.Continue Reading

Is compliance failing?

During most interviews, I’m asked this question or something like it: More companies than ever have compliance programs. Yet huge scandals keep making headlines.… Continue Reading

Report: Uber investigated for FCPA offenses

The DOJ has taken “preliminary steps” to investigate if managers at Uber Technologies Inc. violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Wall Street Journal said Tuesday. 

The story cited as sources “people familiar with the matter” but didn’t name them.… Continue Reading