The Tipping Point In Global FCPA Enforcement

Law360, New York (April 13, 2011, 1:33 PM EDT) -- Over the past decade, the United States has emerged as a global leader in the fight against bribery and corruption, devoting significant human and financial resources toward investigating and prosecuting U.S. and foreign entities and individuals under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

In fact, since 2009, the U.S. Department of Justice has charged more than 50 individuals and dozens of corporate entities with FCPA-related offenses, resulting in nearly $2 billion in FCPA-related fines and penalties.[1] Similarly, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has increased its enforcement...
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