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2015

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977

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U.S. V. Esquenazi: U.S. Appellate Court Defines “Instrumentality” Under The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act For The First Time, Jon Jordan Apr 2015

U.S. V. Esquenazi: U.S. Appellate Court Defines “Instrumentality” Under The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act For The First Time, Jon Jordan

William & Mary Business Law Review

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The Federal Common Law Of Successor Liability And The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Taylor J. Phillips Feb 2015

The Federal Common Law Of Successor Liability And The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Taylor J. Phillips

William & Mary Business Law Review

In recent years, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have vigorously enforced the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The FCPA prohibits bribery of foreign government officials, and the statute provides for significant civil and criminal sanctions. Settling and remediating violations can cost corporate defendants millions, with several corporate enforcement actions exceeding $100 million in sanctions. Moreover, enforcement actions related to the FCPA often are not brought until many years after the alleged violations.

Because the massive potential liabilities associated with an FCPA violation may not manifest themselves until years after the violation occurred, prospective ...