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The DOJ Issues Additional Guidelines For Evaluation Of Compliance Programs
The DOJ has put forward a structure for the assessment of adequacy and coverage of the program's design in each company.
9 Sep 2019
Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index Of 2018 Demonstrates A General Decline
The end results and expert opinions are evaluated by Transparency International for the purpose of composing the Index.
7 Jun 2019
2018 FCPA Enforcement Actions And Highlights
In April 2018, the DOJ closed its investigation with regard to the Insurance Corporation of Barbados Limited
16 Jan 2019
An Overview Of Corruption Risks In The Pharmaceutical Sector
It has been argued that the pharmaceutical industry is one of the sectors that is remarkably vulnerable to corruption.
17 Dec 2018
Professional Standards of Ethics and Compliance Management
On June 9, 2018, the Professional Standards of Ethics and Compliance Management ("Standards") was published in the Official Gazette and came into legal force the same day.
20 Sep 2018
Anti-Corruption Climate in Turkey: A Quick Guide for Multinational Companies
As an emerging market, Turkey is rightly considered to be a business and commercial hub for the EMEA region, as well as an important market for many multinational companies. In 2017, Turkey received a score of 40 points in Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index, on a scale of 0 ("highly corrupt") to 100 ("very clean").
3 Jul 2018
Measures On Corporate Cooperation
As for the SEC, the guiding principles on whether to open or close an investigation or to charge the corporation are regulated under the SEC's Enforcement Manual.
29 Jun 2018
Fundamentals of an M&A/Joint Venture Due Diligence Checklist – Understanding the Anti-Corruption Risks
Gaining substantial momentum in the last couple of years, anti-corruption compliance has become a significant part of the day-to-day business of many multi-national and local companies.
8 Mar 2018
DOJ Makes the Pilot Program Permanent and Announces FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy
The US Department of Justice ("DOJ") had announced a pilot program ("Pilot Program") on April 5, 2016, which created new mitigation opportunities for companies that (i) voluntarily self-disclosed, (ii) cooperated fully, and (iii) took timely and appropriate remedial actions in FCPA matters that fell within the Fraud Section's mandate.
7 Dec 2017
2017 FCPA Enforcement Actions and Highlights
Overall, this was a less active year in terms of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") enforcement actions, at least when compared to 2016. In 2017, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") took a total of 9 enforcement actions and the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") took a total of 7 enforcement actions.
22 Nov 2017
The Importance of Having a Compliance Program
With the increase in the number of anticorruption cases and the sky-rocketing fine amounts that the US Department of Justice ("DOJ"), the US Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and other governmental authorities around the world have imposed in recent years, the importance of compliance as a concept and as a practice has increased exponentially.
14 Sep 2017
The B20 2017 Responsible Business Conduct & Anti-Corruption Policy Paper
B20 Cross-Thematic Working Group on RBC and Anti-Corruption published the B20 Responsible Business Conduct & Anti-Corruption Policy Paper Promoting Integrity by Creating Opportunities for Responsible Businesses ("Policy Paper").
12 Sep 2017
Compliance Programs to Prevent Corporate Misconduct
With the proliferation of official investigations into international bribery allegations in recent years, as well as the huge fines imposed as a consequence of such investigations, much of the attention of the compliance community has lately been focused on anti-bribery efforts.
21 Jun 2017
DOJ Publishes New Evaluation Questionnaire on Compliance Programs
United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") published on its website a new guidance paper called "Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs" ("Evaluation") in February 2017.
24 Apr 2017
Legal Issues Concerning Document Retention During Internal Investigations
One of the problems a company may face during an internal investigation is the lack of compliance by its employees with the document retention notices.
27 Mar 2017
"Call For Unified Anti-Corruption Law And Competition Law Compliance Programme: Why Compliance Programmes Should Be Viewed As A Mitigating Factor", Journal Of Business Compliance 01/02 2016 – Special Issue
Whether motivated by ethical reasons, the deterrent effect of fines and other sanctions, or both, an increasing number of companies coordinate compliance with anti-corruption regulations in conjunction with compliance with competition laws when establishing their corporate governance policy framework.
22 Feb 2017
2016 FCPA Enforcement Actions and Highlights
Overall, this was a more active year for FCPA enforcement actions when compared to 2015. This year, Department of Justice ("DOJ") took a total of 10 enforcement actions and Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") took a total of 25 enforcement actions.
19 Dec 2016
Transparency International Publishes 2016 Corruption Barometer For Europe And Central Asia
Transparency International ("TI") has published its regional Corruption Barometer for Europe and Central Asia ("Report") on 16 November 2016.
22 Nov 2016
Recent Developments In The Anti-Corruption Regulations In France And Germany
Since the enactment of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") on 1977, USA has been the leading the international fight against corruption.
14 Nov 2016
A comparative analysis of self-reporting and cooperation mechanisms under FCPA and Turkish Criminal Code
This year, Vimpelcom, a telecommunications company based in the Netherlands, has agreed to pay $397 million to US authorities to settle the charges that it made corrupt payments to Uzbek officials.
17 Oct 2016
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