US corporate bribery offences

US corporate bribery offences guidance:

The US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) is part of US federal law, which prohibits corrupt payments to or for foreign public officials. It is, therefore, the...

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The US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) is part of US federal law, which prohibits corrupt payments to or for foreign public officials. It is, therefore, the...

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On 29 November 2017, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a new US Department of Justice (DOJ) Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) Corporate...

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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is not being maintained. When is a parent corporation liable for the acts of its subsidiaries under the Foreign Corrupt Practices...

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What is the FCPA and what does it prohibit? The Foreign and Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) was enacted in 1977 and amended after complaints from industry that it was...

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Who is investigating? In our current globalised market, it is very common for multiple government agencies, across multiple jurisdictions to investigate one matter. At...

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Most multinational companies today engage third parties, which can provide them with valuable resources for conducting business throughout the world. Third parties also...

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As businesses eagerly expand into new markets looking for new growth opportunities, they must be careful, as with new growth comes new challenges. Particularly,...

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This Practice Note contains a comparison table showing differences and similarities between the US Foreign Corrupt Practice Act 1977 (FCPA 1977) and the UK’s Bribery Act...

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Background to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act The US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is a broad and very well-enforced piece of legislation that has been well...

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