Global Bribery: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Lucian E. Dervan
Southern Illinois University School of Law
affiliation not provided to SSRN
May 17, 2012
Internal Investigations (C.F. Muller Verlag), Forthcoming
Written for a European publication focusing on internal investigations, this piece seeks to introduce the reader to the fundamental elements of the American FCPA, including discussion of available defenses under the statute. Further, this piece discusses some of the collateral considerations that must be made during the investigation of an FCPA matter, particularly given the existence of overlapping anti-bribery provisions in various countries throughout the world and the likelihood of concurrent parallel proceedings both in the United States and abroad during the pendency of any international bribery matter. Finally, this piece offers some thoughts regarding FCPA compliance programs.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 14
Keywords: International Internal Investigations, FCPA, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Bribery
JEL Classification: K10, K14, K20, K22, K33, K42
Date posted: May 18, 2012
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