Fcpa

  • COMPLIANCE TRAINING, PART I

    … courses”. Certainly recognizing that inane training is simply that – inane training, Anderson missed the larger picture of what constitutes a best practices compliance program. Training is one part of a larger component of how companies manage their compliance with laws, regulations and, most importantly, the ultimate barometer of their value…

    Wolf M. Nietzer/ USA Recht- 50 Leser -


  • 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…

    Andreas Wirth/ Compliance Newsblogin Strafrecht- 37 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- 79 Leser -
  • 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…

    Andreas Wirth/ Compliance Newsblogin Strafrecht- 37 Leser -
  • 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…

    Andreas Wirth/ Compliance Newsblogin Strafrecht- 33 Leser -
  • 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

    … Today we celebrate Texas Letters. I know that might sound counter-intuitive for a state that is bunkering down for the anticipated Jade Helm invasion but there is a literary tradition that is certainly well known. On this day 79 years ago in 1936 Larry McMurtry was born in Wichita Falls, Texas. He has many accomplishments over the years, starting…

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

    … in every way, from the mammoth home runs that he hit, to his ingestion of hot dogs. While his lifestyle may not be considered best practices for today’s major leaguer to emulate, his name, nicknames and legend will live on as long as baseball is remembered. I thought about Ruth as I begin a two-part series on how to formulate an effective best…

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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…

    USA Recht- 64 Leser -


  • 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

    … downturn is on everyone’s mind and a subject of much conversation. Last week I wrote a post about the depression of oil and gas prices in the energy space and some of the increased Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) or other anti-corruption risks that might well arise from this economic downturn. Over the next couple of days, I want to explore how…

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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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