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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

    … Eher unbemerkt von der Öffentlichkeit hat das amerikanische Department of Justice Anfang Februar ein Papier mit der Überschrift „Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs“ veröffentlicht. Inhaltlich geht es darum, zu erläutern anhand welcher -beispielhafter – Fragen in einem konkreten Fall die Effizienz eines Compliance Programms gemessen wird…

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  • COMPLIANCE TRAINING, PART I

    … including training, is the 2012 publication entitled “FCPA – A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act”, which was issued jointly by the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Enforcement Division of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This FCPA Resource Guide provided the government’s views on what…

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  • Compliance Training – Part II: Risk Ranking and Design

    …. Accordingly, Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will evaluate whether a company has taken steps to ensure that relevant policies and procedures have been com­municated throughout the organization, including through periodic training and certification for all directors, officers, relevant employees, and, where…

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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

    … The Department of Justice (DOJ) gave the global fight against anti-corruption a huge boost last week when it announced it was bringing charges against 14 members or persons associated with Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). To say that the scope and breadth of the charges were breathtaking really does not capture…

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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

    … 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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  • 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

    … compliance program and your business model to see what are your highest risks. If you believe there are several, you can fprioritize them. This exercise will give you the basis to deliver your ever-scarcer compliance resources to your highest risk areas. While I do not believe the Department of Justice (DOJ) or Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC…

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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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