In FCPA Compliance, Don't Forget About The Travel Act

Law360, New York (May 9, 2013, 11:45 AM EDT) -- In the recently published "A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act," the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission warned companies and individuals that prosecutions for bribery can extend beyond just violations of the FCPA. One of the additional laws specifically referred to in the guide is the Travel Act. The Travel Act, which can apply to bribery of foreign officials as well as private individuals, is often misunderstood and underappreciated by companies attempting to maintain robust compliance programs....
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