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Modern Slavery Compliance For U.S.-based (and Other) Multinationals: A Review of Recent Compliance and Disclosure Developments in the United States and Abroad

USA, Australia, United Kingdom, OECD, Canada - April 22 2019 Modern slavery compliance is becoming a bigger focus at U.S.-based and other multinationals. Compliance continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Over the...

Ryan Rohlfsen, Amanda N. Raad, Michael R. Littenberg, Nellie V. Binder.

World Bank Group Debars Brazil-Based Odebrecht Subsidiary Amid Allegations of Fraudulent and Collusive Practices

USA, Global - February 1 2019 The World Bank Group ("World Bank") continues to take action against companies that commit fraud in connection with World Bank-financed projects. On...

Ryan Rohlfsen, Patrick J. Reinikainen, Andrew Bellis, Geoffrey M. Atkins.

UK Home Office Ramps Up Modern Slavery Statement Expectations - Recent Developments and Compliance Recommendations for Multinationals

United Kingdom - November 12 2018 Over the last month, the UK Home Office has sent letters to more than 17,000 companies that it believes are required to publish an annual statement...

Amanda N. Raad, Michael R. Littenberg.

United Technologies Hit with $13.9 Million Fine for Making Illicit Payments

USA - September 19 2018 On September 12, 2018, the United Technologies Corporation ("UTC") reached a $13.9 million resolution with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission...

Ryan Rohlfsen, David Zhang, Yaping Zhang, Geoffrey M. Atkins, Mimi Yang.

Key Amendment to India’s Anti-Corruption Legislation Has Significant Implications for Multinationals Doing Business in India

India - August 21 2018 In late July 2018, India's parliament passed an amendment to the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 (the "PCA"), India's principal legislation for...

Karen Oddo, Geoffrey M. Atkins.