2010 FCPA Year In Review

Through enforcement, administrative action, and new legislation, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) grew additional muscle and even sharper teeth in 2010. The U.S. government assessed nearly $2 billion in FCPA-related penalties and fines in 2010, and announced eight of the top ten FCPA settlements of all time.

The following timeline highlights some of the major anti-corruption events of 2010 in the area of global anti-corruption...

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