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Weekend Reading: the FCPA Bible

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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…

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Is U.S. Anti-corruption Enforcement Too Tough?

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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.

Another Bad Intertube Law

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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…

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