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Solicitation, Extortion, and the FCPA

  title={Solicitation, Extortion, and the FCPA},
  author={Joseph W. Yockey},
  journal={Notre Dame Law Review},
  • Joseph W. Yockey
  • Published 2011
  • Business
  • Notre Dame Law Review
  • The U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) prohibits firms from paying bribes to foreign officials to obtain or retain business. It is one of the most significant and feared statutes for companies operating abroad. FCPA enforcement has never been higher and nine-figure monetary penalties are not uncommon. This makes the implementation of robust FCPA compliance programs of paramount importance. Unfortunately, regardless of whether they have compliance measures in place, many firms report that… CONTINUE READING
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