Risk Management From The Board's Perspective

Law360, New York (October 25, 2012, 12:14 PM EDT) -- Every day it seems that another company is at the center of allegations of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.  These kinds of allegations are often accompanied by civil or criminal investigations and, when litigation regarding these matters is resolved, by the payment of fines or civil penalties.

Companies that have been the subject of FCPA litigation often attempt to address perceived weaknesses in their governance structures or compliance programs that gave rise to the activities at issue. What should companies do to avoid these...
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