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This episode features CAF America CEO Ted Hart interviewing Nina Vellayan, CEO & President of FrontStream Payments regarding the first of its kind Global Online Employee Giving Solution for Corporations and Employers throughout the United States.
Charities Aid Foundation of America (CAF America) and FrontStream Holdings, LLC (dba FrontStream Payments) have announced a partnership that will expand CAF America’s offerings to include an employee giving component and will enhance FrontStream’s ability to disburse donations to CAF America's database of over 181,000 international charities, in addition to FrontStream's database of over 1.5 million charities in the U.S.
This unique partnership provides corporations the ability to run workplace giving campaigns that will benefit BOTH domestic (USA) and global (International) charities.
FrontStream and CAF America are committed to ensuring that all supported organizations comply with U.S. rules and regulations and adhere to international grantmaking ‘best practices’ (including compliance with IRS regulations; anti-terrorist, FCPA and Patriot Act requirements).Listen to this podcast to learn more about CAF America and FrontStream’s joint efforts.
For more information about CAF America, go to: www.CAFAmerica.org
To learn more about FrontStream, go to: www.frontstreampayments.com/about-us/
Main Justice editor Mary Jacoby talks with reporter
Christopher M. Matthews about his story on the videotape of a meeting at Clyde's that DOJ prosecutors say ties the 22 defendants in the FCPA sting case together in one, massive conspiracy.
Welcome to Export Success, a bi-weekly 30 minute online radio blog with one goal: To help you grow your business by succeeding in the global marketplace.
Exporting can open up new markets for your company. Like any business transaction, however, there is always the possibility of some kind of dispute with your customer, either before, during or after the actual shipment of goods or delivery of services. Unlike doing business with a U.S.-based buyer however, exporting raises some new issues in the event that you and your customer can’t see eye to eye. Which country’s laws apply to the dispute? What are your rights as a seller and what are your buyer’s rights? How can you enforce a contract if your foreign buyer breaches its terms? If you don’t plan properly, exporting could also raise serious threats to your company’s intellectual property, be it a patent or copyright. Another potential minefield for new exporters is the whole area of corruption, which is widespread in some markets but illegal under U.S. law. Many countries have a tradition of gift giving in business. When does a well-intentioned gift given to a potential foreign customer become a bribe, which is illegal under U.S. law?
This week on Export Success, I’ll be speaking to Mark Oettinger, an international business lawyer who works with the Export Legal Assistance Network (ELAN), a national group of international trade attorneys. ELAN’s members offer pro bono consultations to companies considering international trade. Mark will review a range of strategies and resources so new exporters can make contracts with foreign buyers enforceable, protect their intellectual property and stay on the right side of U.S. anti-corruption laws.
So join me on Monday, November 11, 2013 @ 3:30 pm EST to see how you anticipate and hopefully avoid some of the legal challenges facing new exporters.
The SEC's agreement involves allegations that Tenaris violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by bribing Uzbekistan government officials during a bidding process to supply pipelines for transporting oil and natural gas. The SEC alleges that Tenaris made almost $5 million in profits when it was subsequently awarded several contracts by the Uzbekistan government. Under the terms of the DPA, Tenaris must pay $5.4 million in disgorgement and prejudgment interest.
Relying More on Your Own Talents and Vision for Greater Career Autonomy
Mr. Brown has been a member of the District of Columbia Bar since 2002 and has worked in the fields of complex litigation, civil rights class action, bankruptcy, worker's compensation, patent litigation, mergers/acquisitions, personal injury, SEC and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations. He is also licensed to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Specialties: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Bankruptcy, Sarbanes-Oxley litigation, Early Case Assessment (ECA), managed review, eDiscovery and legal recruiting.
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I would once again like to welcome from Buyers Meeting Point to share information of this week's events and news from the world of purchasing Kelly Barner.
NOTE: In this week's guest soundbite we'll hear about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) from Chris Barbee, a Global Forensic Services Leader at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Be sure to visit the Buyers Meeting Point website @ http://buyersmeetingpoint.com
Join ThePeoplesVote.com Founder/CEO Chuck Kirkpatrick on Thursday, September 27 at 7 p.m. Eastern when he welcomes former CIA agent and co-founder of Diligence LLC Mike Baker to the program:
Mike co-founded Diligence after 17 years service with the CIA. Based in New York City, Mike now oversees the company’s operations and growth throughout the Americas. He advises clients on strategic and competitive intelligence matters and oversees an extensive array of due-diligence, FCPA related reviews, investigations and litigation support services. Mike is a regular contributor in the national and international media on intelligence, security and counterterrorism issues.
Chuck looks forward to discussing the all-important issue of national security and intellegence. He welcomes your calls and questions for Mike Baker and your participation in the live chat!
Celebrity Court: The Show Where Law and Hollywood Meet!
Every week, we count down the top celebrity legal stories. We always have A-list guests and A-list conversation. Send the show an email at CelebrityCourt@gmail.com and follow the show throughout the week on Twitter @CelebCourt.
Practicing lawyer Thomas Fox discusses FCPA compliance and its impact on the energy industry. He tells us what companies worldwide need to be aware of to fortify themselves from violation and what the penalties would be in such an instance. He also addresses the new UK Bribery Bill.
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