Daily Archives: May 31, 2013, 4:30 pm

FCPA Declinations: How to Maximize Your Chance to Get a Pass When a Corruption Problem Occurs

… Companies that can demonstrate a truly proactive approach to anti-corruption compliance, both before a problem arises and after an allegation is received, can do much to help themselves in order to obtain the real golden carrot – the much-desired “declination” from the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and similar treatment from the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). Not every…

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Regulatory: Compliance stakes its independence — Inside Counsel

The appropriate place for compliance in the organizational structure of large and more sophisticated companies has been a matter subject to substantial debate within company management, and it is fair to conclude that the stakeholders in this debate—senior management, external boards, the office of general counsel and senior compliance officials—do not necessarily see eye to eye. General counsel often chafe…

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