A Second Look At FCPA And SOX

Law360, New York (April 7, 2010, 10:52 AM EDT) -- With a frighteningly escalating frequency, public companies of all shapes and sizes are finding themselves on the receiving end of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement actions by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission. And it's not just companies that need to be concerned — officers and employees are also being targeted.

A recent example occurred on Dec. 11, 2009, when the SEC charged a former officer of Pride International Inc. with FCPA violations stemming from the alleged authorization of bribes to...
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