If you’re like me, you just can’t get enough of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). I supplement my reading of FCPA law journal articles with FCPA anecdotes from multinationals, blog posts, newsletters . . . heck, even FCPA fan fiction, television series, movies and off-color haiku verse. So I was very pleased to…
And the verdict is in: if the FCPA investigation against U.S. film studios finds illegal activity, apparently it’s all Joe Biden’s fault.
Anti-corruption laws are tough to avoid when you’re doing business overseas, but instead of governments relaxing enforcement, perhaps enterprises should step up compliance programs.
From now on, let’s just assume that regulators all over the world are comparing notes about your activities.
Want to know what a typical China FCPA case looks like? This one’s ready made for the classroom.
If you thought current enforcement of the FCPA was tough, take a look at what might be coming next. CEOs beware!
Republican congressman Chris Smith of New Jersey used a meeting with international human rights group Reporters Without Borders last week to lobby for passage of a bill aimed at curtailing U.S. tech companies’ participation in foreign countries’ internet censorship schemes. Smith is hoping that the bill reaches the floor of the house and passes before…