How To Craft An Effective FCPA Compliance Program

Law360, New York (October 16, 2009, 6:00 PM EDT) -- Given the recent boom in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement actions, businesses should put safeguards in place to avoid getting ensnared in a potentially costly investigation. Experts in the field shared with Law360 tips for creating and implementing an FCPA program, stressing the need for in-person training and user-friendly guidelines.

Devising a Policy

FCPA compliance programs are not one-size-fits-all — they must be tailored to fit the specifics of the company. The most important factors to consider are industry, geography and bureaucracy, experts said.

Certain industries...
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