Every time I write about the impact that the Trump Administration will have on FCPA enforcement, I’m reminded of the old joke about the actor hired to play the gravedigger in a production of Hamlet: When his wife asks what the play is about, he replies, “Well, it’s about this gravedigger, who meets a prince….” Even if we limit our focus to corruption-related issues, FCPA enforcement might not crack the top-5 in terms of high-priority concerns in the Trump Administration. 1,452 more words
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International Anti-Corruption Day is this Friday, December 9.
By Scott Moritz, Managing Director
At last week’s ACI FCPA Conference, Paul Abbate, Assistant Director in charge of the FBI’s Washington, DC field office, delivered a keynote address describing the mission of the FBI’s International Corruption Squads. 1,080 more words
I promise that eventually I’ll go back to blogging about things other than Trump, but that seems to be the most important challenge facing the anticorruption community right now. 1,122 more words
A couple weeks back, I published a post (really, more of an extended wail) about the likely consequences of the Trump presidency for anticorruption efforts. Among my many worries was the concern that under a Trump administration, we may see the end (or at least the significant cutback) of the era of aggressive enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. 2,041 more words