Regulatory Activity Highlights FCPA Risks In China

Law360, New York (February 28, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- As an increasing number of U.S. companies look to establish a presence in China, complying with anti-corruption statutes has become a major concern, both for corporations and the outside counsel they retain.

Although China presents an exciting new frontier for many companies, the process of merging with or acquiring a Chinese company is not without obstacles.

In addition to challenges like overcoming a language barrier and negotiating a complex transaction, companies now must contend with potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which may not...
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