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November 2013 MIQ Logistics Country Holidays

Please note the following MIQ Logistics holidays. All MIQ Logistics offices within the specified country will be closed on the dates listed, unless noted otherwise.

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Defenses to alleged violations of the FCPA, and one very narrow exception to the FPCA

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October 2013 Industry News

“After a brief pause, the U.S. LEI rose sharply in July and August, resuming its upward trend,” said Ataman Ozyildirim, Economist at The Conference Board. “If the LEI’s six-month growth rate, which has nearly doubled, continues in the coming months, economic growth should gradually strengthen through the end of the year. Despite weakness in residential construction, consumer expectations, and the stock market, improvements in the LEI’s labor market and financial components, as well as new manufacturing orders, drove this month’s gain.”

– Ataman Ozyildirim Economist at The Conference Board

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October 2013 MIQ Logistics Country Holidays

Please note the following MIQ Logistics holidays. All MIQ Logistics offices within the specified country will be closed on the dates listed, unless noted otherwise.

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Government Shutdown: Little Immediate Impact on Supply Chains

Without the authority to spend money, the United States federal government started the process of temporarily mothballing facilities and suspending the many services the government provides.  However, the federal government does not stop functioning completely, and by law, certain agencies must operate with unsalaried employees. They include those that deal with national security and the safety of people and property.

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Accounting Provision (no secret accounts)

The FCPA requires keeping books, records and accounts in reasonable detail that accurately and fairly reflect the transactions and dispositions of the company.

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September 2013 Industry News

“Following moderate growth in the last few months, the U.S. LEI picked up in July, with widespread gains among its components. The pace of the LEI’s growth over the last six months has nearly doubled, pointing to a gradually strengthening expansion through the end of the year. In July, average workweek in manufacturing was the weakest component.”

– Ataman Ozyildirim Economist at the Conference Board

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September 2013 MIQ Logistics Country Holidays

Please note the following MIQ Logistics holidays for September. All MIQ Logistics offices within the specified country will be closed on the dates listed, unless noted otherwise.

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MIQ Logistics Awarded 3 Year Agreement by Impact Fluid Solutions

Overland Park, KS, August 15, 2013MIQ Logistics announced a new, multi-year service agreement with Impact Fluid Solutions, a provider of specialty chemicals to the drilling fluids, completion fluids and cementing markets around the world.

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Fines and Penalties

Both companies and individuals are subject to civil and criminal liability. Companies may not reimburse employees for fines imposed on them.

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