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Introduction In July 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a significant decision concerning the provision in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that protects whistleblowers who provide information relating to a violation of the U.S....
How have your fellow MAPI members handled pushback to FCPA language from distributors in your company distribution agreements? Five members provided thoughtful answers to this very question, and shared how they were able to successfully incorporate anti-bribery and anti-corruption language in...
Brazil Enacts Long-Pending Anti-Corruption Legislation Introduction From August 2011 to January 2013, MAPI published a series of reports examining anti-corruption activity in key global markets: the so-called BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, and China), South Africa, and Mexico. The report...
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, the UK is positively infatuated with the United States. Two years ago, the UK essentially copied U.S. anti-corruption laws by adopting the UK Bribery Act—a British version of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)—to criminalize corporate corruption...
The world was stunned recently by the death of a soccer official at the hands of a 17-year-old goalie. One single unsportsmanlike act created a cascade of devastation with two lives lost, and families and teams reeling in its wake. Companies face similar risks every day—not necessarily death—but...
The world was stunned recently by the death of a soccer official at the hands of a 17-year-old goalie.  One single unsportsmanlike act created a cascade of devastation with two lives lost, and families and teams reeling in its wake.  Companies face similar risks everyday - not necessarily death -...
The current state of the U.S. labor market is generating a significant conversation about the availability of skilled talent, especially in light of the manufacturing renaissance underway. The creation and implementation of a sustainable pipeline of talent is integral to both human capital and...
To learn more about the Executive Summit agenda, visit madeinmfg.com. Corruption is a problem that is as old as mankind. It has long been recognized as an obstacle to many countries’ development and economic growth. Moreover, it is a significant hurdle to overcome for companies doing business in...
The spring Internal Audit Council I meeting was held on March 7-8, 2013. A number of the topics discussed at the meeting have been the subject of reports by various organizations that should be of interest to Council members. On the subject of cyber-security threats, Mandiant Corporation has issued...
It’s an unfortunate reality of global business that most companies operating in emerging markets have to deal with corruption in one form or another. U.S. companies have to be concerned about their exposure to a multiplicity of anti-corruption/anti-bribery laws, including the U.S. Foreign Corrupt...

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