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Hottest Industries for FCPA Investigations

A new tool has been launched that tracks open Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FPCA) investigations.  The FCPA Tracker (https://fcpatracker.com/) scans for and analyzes public disclosures by companies and agencies about FCPA-related investigations.  The top five industries with the most ongoing FCPA-related investigations, according to FCPA Tracker, are: 1. Oil and Gas Services — 24 2. Telecommunications […]

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C2I Provides Seminar to Taiwan Aerospace Industry Partners

On February 15th, C2I, in collaboration with Simon C.H. Liu of Taiwan, provided a 1-day seminar on “U.S. Technology Transfer and Regulatory Compliance for the Aerospace Industry” to more than 30 members of the Taiwan Aerospace Industry. Participants learned about Export Control 101, Export Control Reform, Introduction to Exceptions, Introduction to Agreements, and Implementing a […]

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Regulated Export Training for Montana

Join us March 2nd at the Montana World Trade Center for a half day seminar plus one-on-one consultations with individual companies! The agenda for the day includes: • 8:00 a.m.: Check in and coffee • 8:30 a.m.: Export Control 101—ITAR, EAR, and OFAC • 10:30 a.m.: Introduction to Exceptions/ Exemptions (focus on Canada, Europe, and Cuba) […]

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Acting Brazil President Dissolves Anti-Corruption Agency

Michel Temer assumed office yesterday as interim president following President Dilma Rousseff’s removal who is awaiting trial for impeachment.  Mr. Temer’s first formal act was to approve Provisional Measure No. 726 of May 12, 2016, which completely dissolves Brazil’s main anti-corruption enforcement agency, the Comptroller General (CGU). This Provisional Measure dissolved and/or merged a series of Ministries […]

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Former Diplomat Pleads Guilty in UN Bribery Case

Francis Lorenzo, a U.S. citizen who served as a foreign diplomat from the Dominican Republic pleaded guilty to six charges, including conspiracy, bribery, money laundering, and tax counts, Wednesday in a United Nations bribery case.  Lorenzo agreed to cooperate with the government against co-defendants who include former U.N. General Assembly president John Ashe and Chinese businessmen […]

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Tripartite Economic Summit – Auckland 2016

Justin Cook of C2I will be traveling to Auckland, New Zealand to participate in the Tripartite Summit (Los Angeles/Guangzhou/Auckland) to speak about U.S. trade compliance regulations and how they impact U.S., Chinese, and New Zealand Hi-Tech companies. C2I is proud to have the opportunity to support this ambitious summit and to support the international expansion of […]

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Kendra Cook Recognized as Top Female Executive in 2015

Kendra Cook was recognized by Who’s Who in April 2015 as a Top Female Executive for 2015.  In her article (http://topfemaleexecutives.com/2015/04/14/kendra-cook/), Kendra attributes her success to her parents who were both small business owners, which provided her with an understanding of the challenges and the rewards of owning a small business. She originally became interested in Aerospace […]

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Qualcomm, Inc. Pays $975M to China Regulators Resulting from China Antitrust Law Violations

With one of the largest corporate fines to-date, Qualcomm Inc. was required to pay $975 million to regulators in China for violating China’s Anti-Monopoly Law (AML), their country’s law prohibiting antitrust / anti-competitive practices. Qualcomm, Inc., a U.S. firm that develops technology for wireless devices (www.qualcomm.com), agreed in the settlement to lower its royalty rates […]

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