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  • 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…

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  • Neues vom Department of Justice

    … 47 Fragen unter den 11 Überschriften eine gute Synthese der US Sentencing Guidelines, der FCPA Guidance, der OECD Guidance und dem OECD Handbuch. Möglicherweise ist das 8-seitige Papier damit für den einen oder anderen Compliance Officer ein gutes Mittel, um schnell und klar gegenüber seiner Führung zu kommunizieren, worauf es in den USA und sicher nicht nur dort ankommt, wenn es zum Schwur kommt. Der Beitrag Neues vom Department of Justice erschien zuerst auf Compliance Newsblog. …

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  • 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…

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  • DoJ Pilotprogramm zur Selbstanzeige

    … Im November war die Ankündigung erfolgt, dass jegliche Strafmilderung unter dem FCPA künftig eine umfassende Selbstanzeige erfordert. Nun hat das DoJ ein entsprechendes Papier dazu veröffentlicht. Richtlinie zur Selbstanzeige Die Richtlinie gliedert sich in 3 Teile: Vorausetzungen der Freiwilligkeit der Selbstanzeige vollständige…

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  • Alstom übernimmt die Führung in FCPA Rangliste

    … Nun ist es amtlich, es gibt eine neue Rekordzahlung wegen Verstosses gegen den FCPA in USA. Am Freitag, den 13. Novenber 2015, wurde die französische Alstom, S.A. knapp ein Jahr nach dem Geständnis am District Court of Conneticut zu einer Strafzahlung von USD 772.290.000,- verurteilt. Zur Erinnerung, die Siemens AG hatte sich seinerzeit mit…

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  • FIFA, the DOJ and the Global Fight Against Corruption

    … this moment in history for the anti-corruption advocates around the globe. FIFA had held itself above the law for so long, that it finally took the DOJ to start the process of rooting out the corruption that appears to have been endemic in the organization. My FCPA Blog contributor colleagues Mike Scher and Alistair Craig, both writing in the FCPA Blog…

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

    … series on how to formulate an effective best practices cross-border investigation based upon an interview I did with Mara Senn, a partner at Arnold & Porter LLP, who specializes in white collar defense and cases brought under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The interview was based on an article that Senn and a colleague, Michelle Albert…

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

    … many people outside the US have various levels of capabilities in a non-native language, when you get into the very detailed questions in an interview, they may have enough English skills that you assume they understand everything, but in fact, they do not. You may ask a key question, for example, about expense reports, maybe they understand…

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  • Senn Interview, Part I – Investigations Under the FCPA

    … One of the things that I am questioned on is when to bring in outside counsel for a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigation or simply to take a look at an issue that may have raised a Red Flag but is not yet a FCPA violation. Clearly a reason is retain the attorney client privilege and I think most Chief Compliance Officers (CCOs…

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  • Managing Your Third Parties in a FCPA Compliance Program

    … The building blocks of any Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) anti-corruption compliance program lay the foundations for a best practices compliance program.For instance in the lifecycle management of third parties, most compliance practitioners understand the need for a business justification, questionnaire, due diligence, evaluation…

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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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  • One for all oder doch every man for himself

    … nun für den Anwendungsbereich des FCPA einmal geäußert. In der Entscheidung Bruker Corporation vom Montag hat die SEC festgestellt, dass schon deshalb kein adäquates CMS beim Unternehmen bestand, da Bruker seine Schulungsunterlagen und Regularien nicht in die jeweilige Landessprache, hier konkret Mandarin, übersetzt habe. Gleiches gelte für den…

    Andreas Wirth/ Compliance Newsblogin Strafrecht- 29 Leser -
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