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April 30, 2014

Vote for what you think was this month’s top compliance story. Anti-corruption reporting becomes more transparent in Europe. The European Parliament adopted the long-awaited directive on the disclosure of non-financial and diversity information, which requires large public-interest entities with more than 500 ...

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April 23, 2014

On April 14, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit held that the disclosure requirement for conflict minerals in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“the Act”) was unconstitutional.  In National Association of Manufacturers ...

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April 10, 2014

While the U.S. remains the leader in formal foreign bribery actions, defined as cross-border enforcement actions by government agencies that have resulted in formal charges or official declinations, other countries are certainly taking steps to close that gap.  The number ...

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April 1, 2014

Vote for what you think is this month’s top compliance story. U.S. government freezes stolen assets of former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha– A civil forfeiture complaint was unsealed this month indicating that the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) is seeking ...

Kathleen Hamann, White & Case LLP
March 7, 2014

Today’s guest blog post is written by Ms. Kathleen Hamann.  Ms. Hamann, a partner at White & Case LLP in Washington, DC, was previously a Trial Attorney in the FCPA Unit at the Department of Justice, where she selected and ...

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February 27, 2014

Today’s blog post is courtesy of Michelle Juan, the Regional Consultant of TRACE in the Asia Pacific. Previously she was General Counsel at the Araneta Group of Companies, and an attorney at Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De los Angeles.   ...

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February 26, 2014

Thailand’s Prime Minister Charged with Corruption.   Thailand’s prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, was charged by Thai authorities for irregularities in the government’s rice buying scheme, under which the government was paying prices 50% higher than world prices. Following the high profile ...

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January 30, 2014

We’re back!  After a short hiatus in December, the monthly TRACE poll is back.  And so far 2014 has started out with a bang.  Vote for which story you think deserves the top spot: Brazil’s New Anti-Bribery Law Comes into ...