The New Tag Team: Antitrust And FCPA

Law360, New York (May 3, 2011, 12:32 PM EDT) -- Compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is now often mentioned in the same breath as compliance with antitrust/competition laws. This is not surprising, given the significant growth in FCPA enforcement and the major penalties, jail time, business disruption and costs that can be imposed for noncompliance. Due to this major growth in FCPA enforcement, antitrust and FCPA have become the new "tag team" for government enforcement, with either one able to deliver a potent body blow.

There are many similarities between the two enforcement regimes...
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