Feds Try To Chart Course On FCPA Knowledge Requirement

Law360, New York (September 28, 2011, 7:43 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice offered a glimpse Monday into one way it's likely to argue for convictions in foreign bribery trials — a theory the agency might be stuck with in the future as the still-evolving area of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case law begins to take shape in courts, experts say.

In jury instructions in the Control Components Inc. case in California, prosecutors claim they should be able to win convictions as long as the defendants believed they were trying to bribe a foreign...
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