Before the government's recent
increased focus on prosecuting individuals, there were few litigated cases
involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") and,
accordingly, few judicial decisions interpreting the statute....
The last few years, however,
have seen a dramatic and deliberate increase in the number of FCPA cases
brought against individuals. As part of its effort to deter individual
misconduct, the government has urged courts to impose significant prison
Enforcement of the United State Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") has reached record highs in recent years. With this increase in FCPA enforcement attention, companies act at their peril when they do business internationally without a well...