Department Of Justice

Das Justizministerium der Vereinigten Staaten (engl. United States Department of Justice, DOJ) ist ein Bundesministerium der Vereinigten Staaten, dessen Hauptverantwortung in der Rechtspflege und der Strafverfolgung liegen. Dem Justizministerium steht der United States Attorney General vor.
Artikel zum Thema Department Of Justice
    • Compliance Training – Part II: Risk Ranking and Design

      Yesterday I began what I thought would be a two-part series on compliance training.However, or perhaps more accurately, as usual, I got carried away so I am now off on a multi-part series on how to design, implement and assess an effective compliance and ethics training program. This series was inspired by an article in Slate, entitled “Ethics Trainings Are Even Dumber Than You Think”, by L.V.

      Wolf M. Nietzer/ USA Recht- 31 Leser -
    • COMPLIANCE TRAINING, PART I

      In a recent Slate article, entitled “Ethics Trainings Are Even Dumber Than You Think”, author L.V. Anderson railed against what she termed box-checking training where companies put on training not to actually train employees but simply to check the box that training has occurred. She also spoke against “dumbed-down nature of most compliance courses”.

      Wolf M. Nietzer/ USA Recht- 27 Leser -
  • Compliance Training – Part II: Risk Ranking and Design

    … Yesterday I began what I thought would be a two-part series on compliance training.However, or perhaps more accurately, as usual, I got carried away so I am now off on a multi-part series on how to design, implement and assess an effective compliance and ethics training program. This series was inspired by an article in Slate, entitled “Ethics…

    Wolf M. Nietzer/ USA Recht- 65 Leser -


  • Senn on 10 Best Practices in a Cross-Border Investigation – Part I

    … this best practice is that your analysis and response must go much further to satisfy the US Department of Justice (DOJ) if you want to claim that you cannot get certain information out of a country because of data privacy restrictions. For instance if you have personal data that you are routinely sending cross-border yet when an investigation begins…

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  • Senn Interview, Part I – Investigations Under the FCPA

    … audience may well be the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). I recently had the opportunity to visit with white-collar practitioner Mara Senn, a partner at Arnold & Porter LLP, on this issue. She had several insights that I thought were insightful to assist a CCO or compliance practitioner to think through…

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  • Doing Less with Less and the Unification of Germany

    … I am attending the SCCE Utilities and Energy Conference in Houston this week. As usual, the SCCE has put on a great event for the compliance practitioner. This year there is live blogging by Kortney Nordum so there should be much about the conference up on the SCCE blogsite, this week and into the future. Lizza Catalano has put together a first…

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  • Revisiting The Raven and Visiting Foreign Subsidiaries

    … of foreign subsidiaries on how to manage the attention of headquarters staff.” Given the current attention that Chief Compliance Officers (CCOs) and compliance practitioners need to spend on China specifically, and international operations more generally, I thought the article had some excellent insights for the compliance function going forward…

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  • Doing Business in India – Corruption Risks and Responses

    …, the Department of Justice (DOJ) would say the risk is high because of the number of licenses and permits required. More pruriently, I would say this leads to more folks having their collective hand out looking to speed things up. Indeed, in the recently released TRACE Matrix India comes in at 185th out of 197 countries listed, with a corruption score…

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  • Due Diligence Going Forward in China

    … is a “chilling effect on companies that engage in due diligence work for global companies, many of whom believe the couple may have been unfairly targeted.” The WSJ article went further quoting Geoffrey Sant for the following, “It impacts all attempts to do business between the U.S. and China because it will be very challenging to verify the accuracy…

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  • Does Your Company Still Allow Facilitation Payments?

    … One of the more confusing areas of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is in that of facilitation payments. Facilitation payments are small bribes but make no mistake about it, they are bribes. For that reason many companies feel they are inconsistent with a company culture of doing business ethically and in compliance with laws…

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  • U.S. Department of Justice Bulletin August 1, 2014 – Preisabsprache in den USA – Gefängnisstrafe!

    … G.S. Electech Inc. Executive Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging and Price Fixing on Automobile Parts Installed in U.S. Cars An executive of Japanese auto parts maker G.S. Electech Inc. pleaded guilty and was sentenced today to serve 13 months in a U.S. prison for his role in an international conspiracy to rig bids and fix prices on auto parts used on antilock brake systems installed in U.S. cars, the Department of Justice announced. …

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  • Code of Conduct, Compliance Policies and Procedures-Part I

    … drafting your Code of Conduct and anti-corruption compliance policies and procedures and how to assess, review and revise them on a timely basis. The cornerstone of a US Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA) compliance program is its written protocols. This includes a Code of Conduct, policies and procedures. These requirements have long been memorialized…

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