The Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs, first published five years ago, is now one of the most important compliance tools, not only for the DOJ prosecutors it’s addressed to, but also for compliance professionals outside government.… Continue Reading
Posts Tagged: Weatherford
As I spent some time this morning trolling through a few dozen articles and opinion pieces about the Unaoil scandal, I was drawn to a Huffington post article detailing the roles of two large commercial banks. … Continue Reading
Job Title: Compliance Investigations Counsel
Location: Houston, Texas USA
The Investigations Group (“IG”) has an opening for a Counsel position reporting to the Associate General Counsel for Investigations, based in Houston, Texas.… Continue Reading
Monday’s $772 million DOJ enforcement action against Alstom SA and several subsidiaries landed second on our list of the top ten FCPA cases of all time.
The addition of Paris-based Alstom means three of the top ten FCPA cases now involve French companies.… Continue Reading
In my prior post on Collective Action, I wrote about the importance of voluntary codes of conduct and concluded that in an era of weak regulation, corporate behaviour would have been significantly worse over the last decades without them.… Continue Reading
Weatherford International agreed Tuesday to pay $152.6 million to the DOJ and SEC for FCPA offenses in the Middle East and Africa and violation of the Iraq oil-for-food program.
The Switzerland-based company also paid $100 million for export controls violations under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act and the Trading with the Enemy Act.… Continue Reading