Category Archives: fcpa

Tip of the Spear – Can Big Business Battle Corruption in Russia?

Last year, there was a minor stir in the Russian and Western press when major European/American businesses and business associations involved in Russia signed an integrity pact pledging not to pay bribes in that country.  Many were skeptical at the … Continue reading

Posted in anti-corruption legislation, bribery, bureaucracy, Business, Business and Economy, compliance, corruption, fcpa, Foreign direct investment, foreign investment, RECA

Daimler Did Not Pay Bribes in Russia – MVD Source

So MVD finished its thorough investigation of the corruption allegations against Daimler.  Recall, this April Daimler settled violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  The … Continue reading

Posted in bribery, bribes, bureaucracy, corruption, daimler, daimler ag, daimlerchrysler, Dmitry Medvedev, fcpa, interior ministry, mvd, prosecutor general, war on corruption

This is How We Roll: Russians Learn How to Pronounce FCPA

What a difference a month makes. Back in April, the only Western company generating corruption-related headlines was IKEA, which I dutifully summarized here and here. One of the reasons why IKEA garnered so much attention was that up until that … Continue reading

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