FCPA Enforcement Actions Increasing In Scale: Report

Law360, New York (March 30, 2010, 6:56 PM EDT) -- Federal regulators have revised their approach to the enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act within the past year, shifting their focus from smaller fines and prosecutions of individuals to larger, high-profile prosecutions, according to a new report compiled by Shearman & Sterling LLP.

The semiannual report of the recent trends and patterns in FCPA enforcement, released by the firm on Monday as part of its nearly 500-page FCPA Digest, highlights how a recent string of highly visible actions — such as the $447 million fine...
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