A Snapshot Of The Anti-Bribery Enforcement Landscape
September 23, 2013, 6:24 PM EDT
Law360, New York (September 23, 2013, 6:24 PM EDT) -- As general counsel, I know that the position requires acting as both legal adviser and business strategist. Although the combination offers great opportunity and diversity in work, the two roles can come into conflict. A legal adviser guards against risk while a business strategist might view risk as calculated opportunity.
Nowhere is this more accurate than when businesses expand into emerging markets, often running up against anti-bribery and corruption laws. These laws’ jurisdictions are broad, extending to U.S. and international companies, U.S. and foreign citizens, and...