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Corporate Governance in the Aggressive FCPA Enforcement Environment

Corporate Governance in the Aggressive FCPA Enforcement Environment

Corporate Board members face even more risks in today’s aggressive FCPA enforcement environment. They have adjusted to the new post-Sarbanes-Oxley environment. Today, they face the perils of FCPA enforcement. As the Justice Department and the SEC bear down on more and more companies, Board members have to be even more sensitive and careful when it comes to FCPA enforcement. If you read between the lines...

Corporate Governance in the Aggressive FCPA Enforcement Environment

Corporate Governance in the Aggressive FCPA Enforcement Environment

Corporate Board members face even more risks in today’s aggressive FCPA enforcement environment. They have adjusted to the new post-Sarbanes-Oxley environment. Today, they face the perils of FCPA enforcement. As the Justice Department and the SEC bear down on more and more companies, Board members have to be even more sensitive and careful when it comes to FCPA enforcement. If you read between the lines...

The Key to the UK Bribery Act – Prosecutorial Discretion

The Key to the UK Bribery Act – Prosecutorial Discretion

 Richard Alderman The legal marketing hysteria surrounding the UK Bribery Act is entertaining and surreal. Article after article, pitch after pitch focuses on the new D-Day: July 1, the effective date for the UK Bribery Act. Lawyers and commentators are trying to scare global companies into acting quickly to design and implement new compliance policies, or face the wrath of prosecutorial zeal. These claims...

The Key to the UK Bribery Act – Prosecutorial Discretion

The Key to the UK Bribery Act – Prosecutorial Discretion

 Richard Alderman The legal marketing hysteria surrounding the UK Bribery Act is entertaining and surreal. Article after article, pitch after pitch focuses on the new D-Day: July 1, the effective date for the UK Bribery Act. Lawyers and commentators are trying to scare global companies into acting quickly to design and implement new compliance policies, or face the wrath of prosecutorial zeal. These claims...

The Key to the UK Bribery Act – Prosecutorial Discretion

The Key to the UK Bribery Act – Prosecutorial Discretion

 Richard Alderman The legal marketing hysteria surrounding the UK Bribery Act is entertaining and surreal. Article after article, pitch after pitch focuses on the new D-Day: July 1, the effective date for the UK Bribery Act. Lawyers and commentators are trying to scare global companies into acting quickly to design and implement new compliance policies, or face the wrath of prosecutorial zeal. These claims...

The Key to the UK Bribery Act – Prosecutorial Discretion

The Key to the UK Bribery Act – Prosecutorial Discretion

 Richard Alderman The legal marketing hysteria surrounding the UK Bribery Act is entertaining and surreal. Article after article, pitch after pitch focuses on the new D-Day: July 1, the effective date for the UK Bribery Act. Lawyers and commentators are trying to scare global companies into acting quickly to design and implement new compliance policies, or face the wrath of prosecutorial zeal. These claims...

The Key to the UK Bribery Act – Prosecutorial Discretion

The Key to the UK Bribery Act – Prosecutorial Discretion

 Richard Alderman The legal marketing hysteria surrounding the UK Bribery Act is entertaining and surreal. Article after article, pitch after pitch focuses on the new D-Day: July 1, the effective date for the UK Bribery Act. Lawyers and commentators are trying to scare global companies into acting quickly to design and implement new compliance policies, or face the wrath of prosecutorial zeal. These claims...

The Critical Compliance Question: What is the Employee’s Intent?

The Critical Compliance Question: What is the Employee’s Intent?

One area where compliance officers and practitioners need to focus is on the requisite intent for a criminal violation. For compliance officers facing difficult policy choices on FCPA compliance policies, the touchstone of such policies should be the employee’s intent — was it criminal, negligent or benign?  It is one thing to have a policy which requires prior approval for any gift to a foreign...

World Compliance FCPA Tour In Washington, D.C. May 12, 2011

World Compliance FCPA Tour In Washington, D.C. May 12, 2011

The World Compliance FCPA Tour lands in our Nation’s Capitol on May 12, 2011, at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. Join me, Dick Cassin, owner of the FCPA Blog, and Ryan Morgan, World Compliance’s FCPA Specialist for an informative presentation and discussion on FCPA, UK Anti-Bribery and Compliance issues. The event is FREE and information is HERE.

World Compliance FCPA Tour In Washington, D.C. May 12, 2011

World Compliance FCPA Tour In Washington, D.C. May 12, 2011

The World Compliance FCPA Tour lands in our Nation’s Capitol on May 12, 2011, at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. Join me, Dick Cassin, owner of the FCPA Blog, and Ryan Morgan, World Compliance’s FCPA Specialist for an informative presentation and discussion on FCPA, UK Anti-Bribery and Compliance issues. The event is FREE and information is HERE.