FCPA Opinion Emphasizes Need for Comprehensive Due Diligence Ahead of Foreign Acquisitions

FCPA Opinion Emphasizes Need for Comprehensive Due Diligence Ahead of Foreign Acquisitions

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Apple makes progress in cutting use of conflict minerals

CIO. Apple is making progress in eliminating the use of materials that are linked to militant groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and neighboring countries.


FCPA Opinion emphasizes need for comprehensive due diligence ahead of foreign acquisitions

JD Supra. In November 2014, the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) issued an opinion of the Attorney General (the “Opinion”) with respect to the enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”).


Transaction monitoring: The next 'must have' anti-corruption tool

FCPA Blog. Transaction monitoring -- the use of contemporaneous compliance analytics to proactively and reactively identify suspicious business arrangements and payments -- is the most important development in anti-corruption programs since third-party due diligence. 


Canada issues final GHS regulations

Chemical Watch. The Canadian government issued final new regulations, this week, to implement the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of classification and labelling for workplace hazardous chemicals.


Get engaged with Congo, break up with conflict gold

Huffington Post. The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the richest countries on the planet in terms of natural resources. A string of gold mines at the edge of the Great Rift Valley in eastern Congo is an especially valuable national treasure.



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