The Latest In FCPA Enforcement

Law360, New York (November 1, 2011, 1:31 PM EDT) -- U.S.-based companies operating in the international arena face a multitude of risks, and while most are aware of the government’s emphasis on enforcement of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, recent FCPA enforcement actions highlight the fact that non-U.S. companies must take proper precautions to comply not only with the FCPA as applicable, but also with other U.S. laws having similarly far-reaching jurisdictional effect.

On Sept. 15, 2011, Bridgestone Corp., a Japanese-based rubber manufacturer, agreed to plead guilty to a two-count criminal information and to pay...
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