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What To Do If Your Third Party Is Embroiled In A Corruption Scandal
Multinational companies may suffer severe reputational and legal risks if third parties with whom they deal become embroiled in corruption scandals. To address this situation, the author describes...
United States
16 Oct 2019
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DUI Charges Can Interfere With Travel
The US Department of State (DOS) has authority to revoke the visa stamp of individuals who have been charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DUI) or related charges.
United States
18 Nov 2016
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TARGETed For A Breach – And Now TARGETed For Litigation
On Thursday, TARGET announced that it had been the victim of a cyber attack in which hackers stole data on credit and debit cards of as many as 40 million customers who made purchases at the height of the holiday shopping season.
United States
2 Jan 2014
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SFO Lays Its First Charges Under The Bribery Act
Although the Bribery Act 2010 only became effective in July 2011 pressure on the UK’s Serious Fraud Office to charge has steadily risen.
United States
29 Aug 2013
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(Really) Red Ink: $45 Million Settlement On Ink Imports Highlights The Significance Of Country Of Origin Analysis
A discussion on the importance of the country of origin analysis, in the light of a settlement reached between the US Department of Justice and an importer of pigment.
United States
29 Apr 2013
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2012 FCPA Year In Review
2012 was another active year in anti-corruption enforcement, with US authorities still leading the pack.
United States
27 Feb 2013
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New Human Trafficking Laws And US Government Initiatives Make Anti-Trafficking A Compliance Priority For Businesses In 2013
In the wake of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month in January 2013 and recent legal measures aimed at eradicating human trafficking, companies should take steps to ensure their operations and supply chains are free of forced labor and other severe forms of trafficking.
United States
20 Feb 2013
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UK And Japanese Banks Settle US Sanctions And Money Laundering Violations
On December 10, 2012, UK Banks HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) entered into agreements with US enforcement authorities to settle civil and criminal charges relating to US economic sanctions, the Bank Secrecy Act, and the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Sanctions Regulations.
Worldwide
3 Jan 2013
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Prosecuting Cyberespionage - Justice’s New Strategy
The National Security Division of the Justice Department may be getting on the cyberspace attribution/retribution bandwagon — and in the process, reshaping US strategy for deterring cyberespionage.
United States
31 Dec 2012
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Guidance On The Guidance: Highlights From The Resource Guide To The US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
The Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission issued a long-awaited Resource Guide on their interpretation of and enforcement strategy for the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
United States
4 Dec 2012
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Bribery And Serious Fraud Office Guidance
The Serious Fraud Office has withdrawn its guidance on "inter alia" self-reporting.
UK
15 Nov 2012
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Emphasis On The "Serious" From The Serious Fraud Office: UK SFO Revokes Prior Guidance On Foreign Bribery Enforcement
On October 9, the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) issued a press release reviewing its approach to the enforcement of UK Bribery Act 2010 (the Bribery Act).
United States
16 Oct 2012
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Recent Developments Highlight Value Of Robust Compliance Programs In Avoiding Prosecution For Employee Conduct, May Signal US Authorities’ Response To FCPA Reform Pressures
Recent weeks have highlighted the value of effective corporate compliance programs in deflecting enforcement activity against companies.
United States
31 May 2012
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United States Supreme Court Unanimously Rules That Only Natural Persons - Not Organizations - Can Be Liable Under Torture Victim Protection Act
On April 18, 2012, the United States Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in Mohamad v. Palestinian Authority, holding that only natural persons can be held liable under the Torture Victim Protection Act of 1991 (TVPA or Act).
United States
16 May 2012
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Anti-Corruption Year In Review 2011
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) continued to be a hotbed of activity in 2011.
United States
 
27 Mar 2012
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"Bribery Is Us": Court Rejects Costa-Rican SOE’s Attempt To Claim Victim Status In Alcatel-Lucent Bribery Scheme
On June 1, 2011, a federal court in Florida found that Costa Rica’s Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad ("ICE"), a state-owned enterprise ("SOE") which provides electrical power and telecommunication services, was not a victim of Alcatel-Lucent S.A.’s ("Alcatel-Lucent") bribery, and was consequently not entitled to restitution.
United States
13 Oct 2011
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Recent UK Enforcement Actions Highlight Broad Range Of UK Anti-Corruption Laws
The UK’s Bribery Act 2010 came into force on 1 July 2011, following a long period of government consultation.
UK
25 Aug 2011
18
New Executive Order Blocks Property Of Transnational Criminal Organizations, Places Four Groups On Specially Designated Nationals List
On July 24, 2011, President Obama issued Executive Order 13581 (EO), "Blocking Property of Transnational Criminal Organizations."
United States
4 Aug 2011
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"State-Owned Enterprises" Under The FCPA
Five recent cases in four federal district courts have addressed the long disputed question of whether the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA or Act) applies to bribes paid to officers or employees of state-owned enterprises (SOEs).
United States
7 Jun 2011
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UK Ministry Of Justice Publishes Guidance To The UK Bribery Act; Announces Act To Enter Into Force On 1 July 2011
Today, the UK Ministry of Justice published the Guidance to the Bribery Act 2010 ("the Guidance"), and announced that the Act will come into force on 1 July 2011.
UK
4 Apr 2011
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