Lessons from Top 10 FCPA Fines

When looking at the Goldman Sachs’ $3.3 billion settlement and analyzing other similar cases where FCPA applied penalties and disgorgement, we see common failures in financial institutions to maintain internal controls. But what can we learn from the top 10 FCPA fines?

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Compliance in Russia | Compliance Radio interviews Brian Fahey

Our CEO, Brian Fahey, recently gave an interview to Svetlana Snezhko and Anastasia Smaga leaders of the project Compliance Radio in Russia in partnership with Megapolis 89.5 FM.

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Control Room Rules & Regulations

With the increased challenges for financial Control Rooms, global regulators continue to pressure firms concerning the flow of confidential information. To manage the flow on confidential information and implement an effective risk control, firms are expected to continue working on the modernization of regulatory, legal and compliance risk management programs. These modern programmes in addition to effective technology can ensure that material non-public information (MNPI) is only available to staff as and when required and does not leak to other parties.

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SEC Finds Deficiencies in Disclosing Conflicts of Interest and MNPI

The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently published the Risk Alert Observations from Examinations of Investment Advisers Managing Private Funds. 

 

The Risk Alert covers three general areas of deficiencies that the OCIE has identified in examinations of private fund advisers: conflicts of interest, fees and expenses, and policies and procedures relating to material non-public information (MNPI). The alert outlines concerns and compliance issues observed during examinations of registered investment advisers that manage private equity funds or hedge funds—and serves notice that the SEC will continue to put a high priority on customer well-being.

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Podcast with our Director Asia-Pacific, Kelly-Ann McHugh

We are delighted to announce that our director Asia-Pacific, Kelly-Ann McHugh has joined the Risky Women Community and will be hosting a few podcasts on Risky Women Radio.

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