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A Year Of FCPA Flash Podcast Episodes

December 17, 2018

The FCPA Flash podcast was launched in February 2016 and quickly become a leading podcast devoted to Foreign Corrupt Practices Act issues. Sponsored by Kreller Group, FCPA Flash provides in an audio format the same fresh, candid, and informed commentary about the FCPA and related topics as readers have come to expect from written posts on FCPA Professor.

What makes FCPA Flash worth your listen is the roster of highly experienced guests who offer candid expert commentary on the top FCPA and related issues of the day. 2018 guests included practitioners from around the world, government officials, former federal court judges, in-house counsel, and others with unique perspectives on FCPA and related issues.

Set forth below is a summary of the 23 episodes produced in 2018 and how these episodes can elevate your FCPA knowledge, sophistication, and practical skills.

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This Week On FCPA Professor

December 15, 2018

FCPA Professor has been described as “the Wall Street Journal concerning all things FCPA-related,” and “the most authoritative source for those seeking to understand and apply the FCPA.”

Set forth below are the topics discussed this week on FCPA Professor.

As highlighted here, Walmart’s FCPA scrutiny is now seven years old. Having FCPA scrutiny last seven years is simply unconscionable and inexcusable on any level.

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Friday Roundup

December 14, 2018

No jail time for Stevens, neither admit nor deny airball, Jorgensen to depart Walmart, scrutiny alert and ripple. It’s all here in the Friday roundup.

No Jail Time for Steven

Further to the randomness of FCPA sentences (see here for the prior post), former Embraer executive Colin Steven (who plead guilty to causing $1.5 million in bribe payments to be made by Embraer to a Saudi Official in connection with a $93 million sale as well as receiving approximately $130,000 in kickbacks) was recently sentenced to no jail time. (See here for coverage).

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New Year’s Resolution – Elevate Your FCPA Knowledge In Sunny Phoenix On January 17-18th

December 13, 2018

If your professional wish list includes elevating your Foreign Corrupt Practices Act knowledge and practical skills, you can start 2019 off right by attending the FCPA Institute – Phoenix on January 17-18th. Lawyers, in-house counsel, and compliance professionals from around the world have already registered for the FCPA Institute – Phoenix and you can too at this link.

The FCPA Institute is different than a typical FCPA conference.

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FCPA Challenge

December 13, 2018

How much do you know about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act? Let’s find out.

To commemorate the FCPA’s 40th year, FCPA Professor is presenting the FCPA Challenge.

Each Thursday during 2018, a question will be posed and the answer will be below the fold.

This week’s question is: this 1986 enforcement action was based on the allegation that something of value was provided to a “foreign official” by purchasing the foreign official’s interest in a largely worthless mine.

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