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The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act - a look

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, or the FCPA, was enacted by the American Congress in 1977. Its primary purpose is the prevention of bribing of foreign officials to favor their business interests. 306 more words

The U.S. Is Making a Mistake by Withdrawing from the EITI

Last month, the Trump Administration announced that the United States would be withdrawing from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). The decision was not wholly unexpected, especially since the Department of the Interior… 946 more words

Commentary

Deputy AG Rosenstein Talks New Rules Under Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

It is a pleasure for me to be here with so many compliance officers, lawyers, auditors, and corporate executives for ACI’s 34th annual conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. 2,557 more words

White Collar Crime

The FCPA Is Not an All-Purpose Anti-Foreign-Illegality Law

A few months back, Adam Davidson did a terrific New Yorker piece on the Trump Organization’s shady business dealings in Azerbaijan, focusing on evidence of corruption, money laundering, and sanctions evasion in connection with the Trump Organization’s licensing deal for a Trump Tower in Baku, the country’s capital. 1,903 more words

Commentary

All parties deny involvement after US arrests ex-Hong Kong top official Patrick Ho on multi-million dollar bribery charges

All parties involved in the alleged bribery scheme engulfing former Hong Kong official Patrick Ho have denied any involvement, after the Ugandan foreign ministry said it was erroneous to link its minister to Ho. 803 more words

Media Coverage

Some Thoughts on the Trump-Tillerson FCPA Exchange

Dexter Filkins’ terrific New Yorker piece on US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson earlier this month included an anecdote about an exchange between Tillerson and President Trump concerning the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). 1,345 more words

Commentary

MANAFORT AND GATES

MANAFORT AND GATES

I was half-right in my prediction that Flynn and Manafort would be the first two indicted by Mueller, but Flynn’s time is coming. 661 more words