Imagine that you are the chief compliance officer of a multinational corporation headquartered in the United States.
The FCPA granted the U.S. DOJ and U.S. SEC broad jurisdiction to enforce its prohibition against bribery of foreign government officials.
Multinational companies have devoted increasingly large amounts of often scarce resources into the development, benchmarking, monitoring, and auditing of detailed and exhaustive FCPA compliance programs.
With the recent growth of various anticorruption laws, anticorruption legal institutions, and enforcement mechanisms, it is unsurprising that lawyers have an important role to play in the fight against corruption.
Understanding the World Bank’s sanctions program and complying with its anticorruption standards have never been so important.
The mere flapping of a butterfly’s wings in China may trigger a sequence of meteorological events capable of causing a hurricane in America.
The Serious Fraud Office’s October 9, 2012, revisions to its policies concerning prosecution under the Bribery Act of 2010 have made it increasingly necessary for companies to investigate corruption in a comprehensive, confidential, and speedy manner.
If Canada had previously been slow to enforce foreign anticorruption legislation, times have changed.
Corruption sucks the life from law. It transforms legal texts into empty words, shadows of what they were intended to be.
There are over 100 global partners, including the African Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and Tsinghua University School of Law, to name a few.
Manila, the capital city of the Philippines, enjoys a distinct history and character that can only be paralleled by a few of its peer cities in Asia.
The 107th Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law (ASIL) will focus on “International Law in a Multipolar World” and will take place April 3–6, 2013, in Washington, D.C.