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Global Bribery: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act


Lucian E. Dervan


Southern Illinois University School of Law

Markus Rubenstahl


affiliation not provided to SSRN

May 17, 2012

Internal Investigations (C.F. Muller Verlag), Forthcoming

Abstract:     
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

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Date posted: May 18, 2012  

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Dervan, Lucian E. and Rubenstahl, Markus, Global Bribery: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (May 17, 2012). Internal Investigations (C.F. Muller Verlag), Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2061927 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2061927

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Lucian E. Dervan (Contact Author)
Southern Illinois University School of Law ( email )
Lesar Law Building
Carbondale, IL 62901
United States
Markus Rubenstahl
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