American regulators have recently been scrutinizing financial institutions’ internship programs for potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.1 The United States Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced its first internship-related FCPA settlement with Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
Political leaders must take the necessary decisions to more robustly defend their interests and work with likeminded decision-makers within the EU and indeed the U.S. to make the right policy decisions that would increase economic growth instead of seeking to punish foreign and sovereign jurisdictions.
Some of the purported details contained in the FBI documents are so deliciously funny – the top soccer executive who claimed his only income was as a salesman for a “pet rock company” or that he was suffering from advanced dementia ...
The recent turmoil in China’s stock markets reflects the topsy-turvy nature of China’s financial system — and the tension between state and market. Since 1978, the financial system has not kept pace with the march toward the market.