FCPA Expectations Under President Trump

By Roderick Thomas and Colin Cloherty, Wiley Rein LLP (January 24, 2017, 1:09 PM EST) -- Roderick L. Thomas

Colin Cloherty Since the election, most commentators have suggested that the Trump administration will relax enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. With attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions' confirmation likely and Jay Clayton's nomination to chair the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the FCPA regulatory environment is coming into better focus. We remain skeptical that FCPA enforcement will wane and encourage continued robust compliance procedures for parties subject to the FCPA. Before discussing our skepticism or the Trump administration's likely changes in FCPA enforcement, the case for reduced FCPA enforcement merits examination.

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