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Gunmaker Smith & Wesson Is Paying $2 Million To Settle Corruption Charges (SWHC, SPX, SPY, IWM)

Gunmaker Smith & Wesson has agreed to pay $2 million to settle with the Securities and Exchange Commission over allegations the company violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The SEC said employees and representatives of the company,...Show More Summary

Rupert Murdoch’s troubles are far from over

2 months agoNews : The Great Debate

With convictions secured in Britain for bribing public officials, there is already enough evidence for U.S. authorities to pursue News Corp. under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

FCPA Inc.: Recommendations from Mike Koehler, the “FCPA Professor”

Categories: Commentary, Public Sector, Supplier Management, Supplier Risk and Compliance Management Tags: Incendiary Tidbits This is the second in a two-part series on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Part 1 of which we published yesterday. Show More Summary

FCPA Inc.: How the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Became an Industry Unto Itself

Categories: Commentary, Public Sector, Supplier Management, Supplier Risk and Compliance Management Tags: Incendiary Tidbits Does the following sound like you? You have clients or prospects in the public sector overseas. You do business...Show More Summary

NYPD claims its Freedom of Information Act policy is a secret "attorney-client communications"

5 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

The NYPD runs an intelligence agency that is even more secretive, and practically as corrupt as the NSA. They even fly their own intelligence officers to the scene of terrorist attacks overseas (and interfere with real investigation...

Reid escalates feud with Koch brothers

Reid accused the GOP mega donors of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Justice Official Overseeing FCPA Cases To Join Law Firm Morrison & Foerster

The Department of Justice official overseeing enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is leaving government to join Morrison & Foerster LLP as a partner, the firm announced Monday.

Senior Justice Department Attorney to Join Morrison & Foerster

Charles Duross, who led the Justice Department's unit that enforces the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, is joinng the law firm of Morrison & Foerster as the head of its global anti-corruption practice.

3 Ways to Prepare for, and Handle FCPA Bribery Compliance

While you may not have had to deal with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") at your firm, now that you are in-house counsel, complying with the FCPA can be your day-today reality. While the prohibitions of the FCPA regarding payment/gifts to foreign government officials, or government owned/funded entity, as......

FCPA Partnership Efforts Take DOJ to Mexico, Brazil

Mexico and Brazil have received special attention from the U.S. Department of Justice since October as the agency seeks to gain strong partners in its fight against transnational bribery through the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Deputy Attorney General James Cole...

JPMorgan Hiring Of 'Lily Chang' May Have Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Implications

By Don Dion: According to the New York Times, JPMorgan Chase (JPM), headed by chairman, president and CEO James "Jamie" Dimon, clandestinely hired Lily Chang at $75,000 a month to help improve the bank's clout in China. Who Is Lily Chang? The story has a fascinating element to it that would thrill a Hollywood script writer. Show More Summary

The Perils of Keeping FCPA Infractions Under Wraps

Charles Duross, the deputy chief of the U.S. Justice Department's Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Unit, delivered an ominous message Monday to in-house lawyers at the Association of Corporate Counsel's Annual Meeting in Los Angeles: Failure to report potential bribery is...

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Vincent E. Green, Corruption in the Twenty-First Century: Combating Unethical Practices in Government, Commerce, and Society

Corruption is a relative crime: a bribe in one country might be a gratuity in another or a lawful act of lobbying in yet another. However, these norms are not set in stone. Public servants and businesspeople adjust to new systems. Citizen expectations change. Show More Summary

Atlas Shrugged: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

What's wrong with a little bribery in the name of pursuing profit?

Poland joins anti-corruption probe against HP

12 months agoTechnology : BizFeed

The Polish Central Anti-Corruption Bureau and U.S. agencies are investigating potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by an employee of an indirect subsidiary of Hewlett-Packard in Poland, the company said in a filing Monday. Show More Summary

Juniper's shares fall 5.6 percent after DoJ, SEC bribe allegations emerge

Juniper Networks shares fell 5.6 percent on Friday to $20.92 after the vendor revealed that it is under investigation for possibly violating U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Rupert Murdoch Tape: British Politician Calls For U.S. to Press Charges (Report)

Labour parliament member Chris Bryant says Murdoch's News Corp. should be processed under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act for bribing public officials abroad. read more

How Do You Make the Justice Department Go Away?

The Justice Department sometimes drops Foreign Corrupt Practices Act cases without bringing charges, even when prosecutors find potential violations of the law. So how does a company obtain what Nathaniel Edmonds calls "the real golden carrot?"

US Anti-Corruption Expert Expelled from Russia – Report

A retired US diplomat and expert on the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act was banned from entering Russia earlier this month, the New York Times said on Sunday.

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