Compliance Communications Blog

 

"The US’ Role in the UK’s Corruption Prosecutions"


1/8/16: It really is a small world, at least for global anti-corruption enforcement. An Anti-Bribery Alert by law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP highlights recent actions by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO), as well as the link between those actions and the US Department of Justice...

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"The Importance of Antitrust Compliance"


12/16/15: The focus on the FCPA – by companies and US enforcement agencies – may have allowed some compliance professionals to minimize the risks posed by antitrust and anti-competition laws. No longer. The DOJ’s Antitrust Division has been very busy prosecuting antitrust cases, recovering...

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"A Global View of White Collar Crime"


12/2/15: Recently, the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section held the inaugural first Global White Collar Crime Institute in Shanghai, China. A post by Lucian E. Dervan on the White Collar Crime Prof Blog reviews the keynote address by Deputy Assistant Attorney General Sung-Hee Suh, which focused on some of the most pressing white collar crime issues faced by global organizations. Among the topics was the new DOJ policy about individual accountability and how that may affect any settlement consideration by DOJ. 

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"DOJ Changes the Rules for Bribery Enforcement"


11/17/15:
It’s a good idea to keep up with DOJ thinking and plans when you operate a business under the DOJ’s jurisdiction, even if the policies are unreleased.    Referencing an article published in the Washington Post (and linked in the blog post), the FCPA Professor offers...

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"Best Practices Compliance Programs for 2016"


11/3/2015: Tom Fox’s recent post on his FCPA Compliance and Ethics blog focused on the issue of “… training and testing the effectiveness of a best practices FCPA compliance program.”  Employee training has always been an integral component of an effective compliance...

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