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FCPA Roundup

FCPA professor Mike Koehler provides us with a round up of all things FCPA. There's talk of Wal-Mart, recent survey results, quotes from former DOJ employees, and more.

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Auditing To Detect Criminal Antitrust Conduct – Does Anyone Do This?

How good is your antitrust compliance program – would it be considered effective in addressing criminal antitrust risk, or what is also referred to as cartel conduct? Perhaps you have an antitrust manual and a lawyer who gives presentations about the law. Maybe this is also covered in your code of conduct. But does this meet the most widely ...

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When It’s All About The Money, Even The Money Is Lost

Steve Priest reviews the lessons from the NFL referee fiasco and how it relates to the tragic flaw underlying most of our corporations, the relentless drive to improve profitability. This can be good, but sometimes, usually when arrogance overcomes prudence, people and companies do stupid things in the name of profitability.

Isn’t It Ironic, Don’t You Think?

Isn’t it ironic, don’t you think, that as the U.S. aggressively expands its Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement theories and snares foreign firms on flimsy jurisdictional theories, the U.S. continues to slide in Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index, a well-known index that ranks countries on how corrupt their public sector is perceived to be.