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White Collar Crime

January 29 2018
Florian Block Companies step up compliance while management support declines

Germany - CMS

German businesses have steadily expanded their compliance structures and internal training programmes and have never been in a better position than they are now. However, declining support for compliance issues among management is giving compliance officers cause for concern, and recent compliance scandals appear to indicate that further work is necessary to make management fully acknowledge the significance of compliance matters.

Authors: Florian Block, Tobias Teicke
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Seven reasons to pay attention to new Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Corporate Enforcement Policy

USA - Hogan Lovells US LLP

Companies now have even greater incentives to have strong, meaningful Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance programmes. When the deputy attorney general recently announced the new enforcement policy that will guide the US Department of Justice, he made it clear that the government wants to create incentives for companies to police themselves when it comes to bribery and corruption.

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United Kingdom - Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Authors: Kathleen Harris, Sean Curran, Oliver Cooke, Melissa Dames
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Nigeria - Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

Author: Babajide Oladipo Ogundipe
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Cayman Islands - Harney Westwood & Riegels LLP

Authors: Jonathan Culshaw, Patrick Colegrave, Christopher Hall, Matt Taber