Global 20 Firms Follow Clients Into FCPA Hot Zones

Law360, New York (August 5, 2014, 7:17 PM EDT) -- As Law360's Global 20 move into Foreign Corrupt Practices Act hot zones, they won't just be worrying about keeping their clients out of regulatory trouble — they'll also have to make sure they stay above the crossfire of foreign bribery schemes themselves.

Compared with traditionally high-risk enterprises like energy companies, defense contractors and financial entities, law firms are less likely to run afoul of the FCPA and the U.K. Bribery Act because they are not highly regulated and often represent private clients. But that doesn't mean they're immune to risk, especially in areas prone to corruption.

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