Group general counsel Mark Harding is saying goodbye to Barclays, the latest in a string of executive departures following the LIBOR interest rate scandal that ensnared the bank last summer.
The problem with using Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement statistics to evaluate compliance risk assessments is that just because violations occur in one country this year, it does not mean the same will be true next year.
Whether vetting third parties themselves or using an external vendor, companies seeking to protect themselves from liability under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act should get answers to five basic questions when conducting routine due diligence.
For Western lawyers working in China, doing business can require a curious combination of legal skills and 007-like stealth.
Securities litigation filings in U.S. courts dropped 20 percent in 2012, a new study shows&largely because of a decline in the number of suits filed against Chinese companies.
An increasing number of general counsel and managing partners of law firms participate in the bilateral exchanges that take place at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
An oversupply of so-called bengoshi has led to greater hiring by corporate legal departments in Japan.
According to a new survey conducted by the Legal Exchange Network of general counsel and chief compliance officers in Europe, their top on-the-job priorities are legal department management, regulatory compliance and training, and risk management.
Now that everyone has had a chance to digest the recent government guidance on antibribery enforcement, the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research has joined in an effort for legislative reform of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
When companies provide antibribery compliance training, the audience will include idealists, technicians, and potential bad actors, all of whom need different things to get them on board with compliance efforts.
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