reprinted with permission from Mike Koehler,
Southern Illinois University School of Law
White Collar Crime Report, Vol. 7, 2012
High-profile instances of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
scrutiny focus attention on the law and its enforcement across a broad
spectrum. In spring 2012, arguably the most high-profile instance of scrutiny
in the FCPA's 35-year history occurred as Wal-Mart's alleged conduct in Mexico
dominated the news cycle. Wal-Mart's scrutiny has been instructive in many ways
at a key point in time for the FCPA. This article uses Wal-Mart's potential
FCPA exposure as a prism to view the current FCPA enforcement environment.
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Koehler at FCPA
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