What is in a name? The terms agent, reseller and
distributor are sometimes used interchangeably in the business world. However
in the legal world they usually have distinct definitions. An agent can be
generally defined as is a person who is authorized to act on behalf of another
to create a legal...
I. The Problem
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) world is
littered with cases involving freight forwarders, brokers and agents in the
shipping and express delivery arena. Both the Department of Justice (DOJ) and
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have aggressively pursued third party...