If you haven’t heard of OFAC and don’t know what the SDN list is, your company could find itself facing significant fines.

The Office of Foreign Assets Control is an agency of the U.S.… Read More

Q. (con't.) Should tax IDs be required internationally? If not, what means of identity verification

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By Pam Miller, APMD One way to remember the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) is that it rhymes with SPCA—the organization that takes care of strays. Interestingly, the FCPA also takes

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As more companies do business outside the U.S. through agents and representatives, the possibility of violating the law increases. Since accounts payable is responsible for paying vendors and

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Question: What do the following have in common - American Tune Up, First Ocean Administration GMBH, FMF General Trading LLC., Logistic Smart Limited, Pentane Chemistry Industries, Pearl Energy… Read More

Paying the wrong person or business can land your organization in hot water. While all U.S. payees are required to check their vendors against lists such as the Office of Foreign Assets Control's SDN

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A key provision of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act could be undone by the U.S. Court of Appeals. The judge must determine whether bribes paid to employees of government-owned businesses are illegal

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