1/2/19: Offering or giving a bribe is a crime under all anti-bribery laws but taking bribes, including under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is not.
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1/2/19: The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority continues to find too many companies struggling to comply with federal anti-money laundering (AML) requirements under FINRA rules, the Bank Secrecy Act, US Treasury regulations, and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCen) Customer Due Diligence rule that took effect in May of 2018.
1/2/19: Third parties remain a source of compliance risk for companies battling enterprise-wide corruption and bribery. That’s according to the 8th annual Anti-Bribery and Corruption Benchmarking Report conducted by Kroll and the Ethisphere Institute. One of the study’s other findings show that the enforcement concerns about personal liability.
1/2/19: A December 21st press release about the year’s enforcement of the False Claims Act managed to stake out its claim to the page. DOJ recovered more than $2.8 billion in FCA cases in FY 2018. What is interesting in the press release isn’t the total amount recovered but the type of enforcement actions and trends highlighted by that total.
12/18/18: A post by Martin Kenney, Managing Partner of Martin Kenney & Co., Solicitors, on The FCPA Blog drills into a question triggered by an open letter signed by a number of former Australian judges calling for a national anti-corruption body.