M&A in the FCPA Context: What a Seller Should Do

I have written about mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the context of the requirements of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). However I usually write about the acquiring company and its obligations under the FCPA. I recently have worked with some companies which are in the acquired position...

Watergate Is Not Just a Hotel – Corporate Suitors for Alstom

Today is the anniversary of an event that can truly be said to have changed the world; although certainly not in the manner intended by its planners, sponsors or participants. Today is the anniversary of the 1972 Watergate Break-In. How much of the world has changed because of this event? We certainly...

An M&A Case Study

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is a niche practice area for sure. At the same time, FCPA issues intersect with other business law issues such that the FCPA is a fundamental skill set for all business lawyers and advisers, including...