Potential Exposure Under The FCPA

Law360, New York (August 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Much has been written about the significant recent growth in government enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), 15 U.S.C. §§ 78dd-1, et seq. Indeed, it is hard to understate.

For the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ), who share enforcement responsibility under the Act, 2007 and the first half of 2008 have been banner years.

This reflects the increasingly-bright regulatory spotlight that shines on the FCPA. Moreover, recently introduced legislation, although itself unlikely to have a significant effect on...
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