FCPA, Travel Act and UK Bribery Act — Made Simple

Law360, New York (January 6, 2012, 4:27 PM EST) -- Despite its Watergate-era origins, enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act continues at a relentlessly steady record-high pace, with its recent five-year run bagging close to $4 billion in penalties against corporations, and its new British cousin — the U.K. Bribery Act — leaping into the fray.

While you may find FCPA fatigue in corporate boardrooms and among the employee ranks, the FCPA’s twin enforcers at the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, joined by the U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO), are...
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