Happy Birthday FCPA Guidance

The FCPA Guidance turned two years old recently – November 14 to be exact. No one wrote about the milestone,… [continue]

Happy Birthday FCPA Guidance Happy Birthday FCPA Guidance

Two New and Important Legal Blogs — Randall Eliason and Robert Connolly

It is important to acknowledge and respect your roots.  It is great to welcome new and important legal… [continue]

Two New and Important Legal Blogs — Randall Eliason and Robert Connolly Two New and Important Legal Blogs -- Randall Eliason and Robert Connolly

Volkov Law Group Webinars on ITunes

I am pleased to announce that The Volkov Law Group’s recorded webinars can now be downloaded from ITunes. As… [continue]

Volkov Law Group Webinars on ITunes Volkov Law Group Webinars on ITunes

The Importance of a Code of Conduct

Companies and Chief Compliance Officers have taken significant actions to emphasize the importance of… [continue]

The Importance of a Code of Conduct The Importance of a Code of Conduct

A Holistic Look at Third Party Risks

In the FCPA world, we tend to get myopic. We see complex issues and business operations through the prism… [continue]

A Holistic Look at Third Party Risks A Holistic Look at Third Party Risks
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Happy Birthday FCPA Guidance

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The FCPA Guidance turned two years old recently – November 14 to be exact. No one wrote about the milestone, nor has anyone praised the FCPA Guidance. To be the contrarian, I am writing to wish the FCPA Guidance a very happy birthday and to sing its praises. In honor … Continue Reading…

Volkov Law Group Webinars on ITunes

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I am pleased to announce that The Volkov Law Group’s recorded webinars can now be downloaded from ITunes. As many of you know, The Volkov Law Group maintains a You Tube Channel that includes recordings of all the webinars we have conducted over the past two years.  The You Tube … Continue Reading…

The Importance of a Code of Conduct

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Companies and Chief Compliance Officers have taken significant actions to emphasize the importance of a company’s code of conduct. A well-designed code of conduct is a foundation for an effective ethics and compliance program. It is the core from which other policies and procedures are designed. It presents the company’s … Continue Reading…

A Holistic Look at Third Party Risks

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In the FCPA world, we tend to get myopic. We see complex issues and business operations through the prism of anti-corruption risks. Businesses and Chief Compliance Officers, however, have a very different perspective. When pontificating on life lessons to my children (who are no longer children), I frequently cite the … Continue Reading…

Working in the Compliance Field – The Need for Practical Solutions

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With the rise of the compliance professional, there is a real need for strong support as they design and implement new and innovative compliance programs. Compliance professionals are stretched thin – they have a mountain of responsibilities but only an anthill of resources to commit to the job. They are … Continue Reading…

Voluntary Disclosure: The Continuing Debate

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For years (okay 3 years), I have written about the need for DOJ to address its policies surrounding voluntary disclosure. DOJ and the SEC regularly urge companies and FCPA practitioners to disclose FCPA violations to DOJ in order to earn a possible declination, deferred prosecution agreement, or a reduced penalty. … Continue Reading…