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Crossing the (Border) Line: The Adverse Consequences of FCPA Enforcement against Foreign Companies Acting on Foreign Soil


Kevin M. McDonald


VW Credit, Inc.

Troy M. Yoshino


affiliation not provided to SSRN

Aengus H. Carr


affiliation not provided to SSRN


Class Action Litigation Report, Vol. 11, 2010

Abstract:     
When a non-U.S. company takes action outside the United States, what country regulates that conduct? All too often, especially recently, the answer has been the United States. A primary tool used to exert jurisdiction is the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). This article analyzes recent developments surrounding that law, including the Supreme Court decision Morrison v. National Australia Bank, in which the Court has begun to scale back U.S. jurisdiction.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 4

Keywords: securities law, civil procedure, extraterritorial jurisdiction

JEL Classification: K22, K41

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Date posted: August 6, 2010 ; Last revised: September 15, 2010

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McDonald, Kevin M. and Yoshino, Troy M. and Carr, Aengus H., Crossing the (Border) Line: The Adverse Consequences of FCPA Enforcement against Foreign Companies Acting on Foreign Soil. Class Action Litigation Report, Vol. 11, 2010. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1653723

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Kevin M. McDonald (Contact Author)
VW Credit, Inc. ( email )
2200 Ferdinand Porsche Dr.
Herndon, VA 20176
United States
703-364-7207 (Phone)
Troy M. Yoshino
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Aengus H. Carr
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