DOJ Announces First FCPA Enforcement Action of 2015

DOJ Announces First FCPA Enforcement Action of 2015

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 9:40am

DOJ announces first FCPA enforcement action of 2015

The National Law Review. Last week, the Department of Justice announced the first Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement action of 2015, against Dmitrij Harder, the former owner and president of the Chestnut Consulting Group.


How much can human behavior affect supply chain sustainability?

Environmental Leader. For long, supply chain initiatives has meant cost reduction and process efficiency. Now forward-thinking enterprises are looking at supply chain to grow their business, develop process innovation and also improve customer service.


FAA rule requires airlines to adopt safety management systems

The Hill. The Federal Aviation Administration released a final rule Wednesday that will require most commercial airlines to have a Safety Management System (SMS) in place by 2018. 


Conflict minerals report can now be filed on EDGAR as Exhibit 1.01 to Form SD

JD Supra BlogForm SD provides that companies are to file the conflict minerals report as Exhibit 1.01, as does the SEC final release.  


FCPA penalties relatively high during 2014

Inside Counsel. Last year saw a relatively high amount of penalties due to the enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) – a key U.S. anti-bribery law.



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Webinar - Case Study Roadmap: Addressing Global Corruption Risk

In today's global economy companies are in need of addressing their corruption risk throughout their 3rd party business partners and suppliers. The webinar Case Study Roadmap: Addressing Global Corruption Risk, on January 21st at 10 am PST explores how addressing the fundamental risk of corruption, within your value chain, is a top priority for anyone conducting business on a worldwide scale. It explains and demonstrates how companies can manage their supply chains while having the ability to coordinate, communicate, and engage with their 3rd party business partners and suppliers. 

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