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2014-07-09 12:22:48

Protiviti technology and consulting services enable companies to develop and manage a risk-based, third-party anti-corruption program that helps companies identify and respond to a wide array of corruption and reputational risks MENLO PARK, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Protiviti (www.protiviti.com), a global consulting firm, has released the Protiviti Governance Portal for Third-Party Anti-Corruption, enabling companies to develop and manage a risk-based, third-party anti-corruption...

2014-05-06 08:44:07

AMSTERDAM, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "VimpelCom Ltd." ("VimpelCom", "Company" or "Group") (NASDAQ: VIP) announced today that, due to the previously disclosed delay in the filing of its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, it received a notice from The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC on May 2, 2014 that the Company no longer complies with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5250(c)(1). Listing Rule 5250(c)(1) requires listed companies to timely file all required periodic...

2014-03-25 12:21:34

ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRACE International today announced findings of its fourth annual Global Enforcement Report (GER), noting that in 2013 the United States continued to lead the world in foreign bribery enforcement actions, but that other countries -- China, in particular -- gained ground in combating domestic bribery. Domestic bribery enforcement actions refer to enforcement actions by government agencies for bribes paid within the country that is...

2014-01-06 12:26:37

HOUSTON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The past year saw the highest number of U.S. prosecutions of overseas corporate bribery since the banner year of 2010. The case numbers and noteworthy fines illustrate the government's commitment to aggressively pursuing these crimes, according to a new e-book from Houston attorney and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act expert Tom Fox. "2013: The FCPA Year in Review," available through Amazon's Kindle, offers a pithy recap of the government's cases....

2013-12-30 23:02:35

Orchid Advisors and Tom Fox Law released their newest publication, “Global Anti-Corruption & Anti-Bribery Leadership.” The 60-page guide is available immediately through normal book distribution channels such as Amazon.com and the two firms’ websites. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Orchid Advisors and Tom Fox Law released their newest publication, “Global Anti-Corruption & Anti-Bribery Leadership.” The 60-page guide is available immediately through normal book...

2013-11-01 23:04:04

Renowned Compliance Experts to Share Knowledge, Trends and Best Practices Atlanta, Ga (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Oversight Systems, a leading financial data analysis software company, and The Network, Inc., a leading provider of integrated governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced they have joined forces to host the FCPA 2014 Corporate Compliance Summit in Houston, Texas on November 5. The half-day CLE-accredited event is complimentary and attendees will learn how to...


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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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