RCW coverage of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Requirement on CCO has SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce concerned about "undue pressures" being placed on CCOs
Global financial services giant will pay more than $120M to satisfy FCPA charges
The charges claim the parties "executed a scheme to misappropriate more than $2.7 billion and distribute the money as bribes and kickbacks to government officials ...
A banner year seen when it comes to the amount of financial remedies obtained
Some cases needed to be re-tried by entirely new trial teams who were pulled from active investigations and litigations. As you might imagine, this required ...
The CCO created a compliance committee where he documented his concerns and what actions he took
Leissner received more than $43M in illicit payments for his role
Peirce suggested being wary of simply counting cases and tallying penalties
Consider that door closed. An attempt by Barclays to “open doors” by hiring the relatives and friends of foreign government officials in a bid to ...
Imagine seeking a position with a multinational financial services company and not having to undergo a formal application process, having no defined qualifications requirements or ...

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