Recovering Damages When FCPA Prosecution Misfires: Part 1

Law360, New York (December 3, 2012, 5:29 PM EST) -- Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations and prosecutions are costly for all concerned, but the cost can seem to hurt most those corporate and individual defendants who are the subjects of lengthy investigations but never charged, or who are charged and then prevail in court.

Given that it is well known that the U.S. judicial system largely tolerates the imposition of costs on private actors when there is reasonable ground for the government to act, it is nevertheless worthwhile for in-house counsel and compliance personnel to understand...
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