2010 brought an explosion of anti-bribery and anti-corruption activity around the globe. In the United States, the U.S. Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission stepped-up enforcment of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, recording nearly $2 billion in fines and penalties. Congress and the White House also entered the fray, enacting the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The Dodd-Frank Act includes provisions to reward "whistleblowers" who come forward with information regarding their employers' potential violations of the FCPA. Across the Atlantic, the United Kingdom enacted the Bribery Act of 2010, a law that will create a new and complex layer of anti-corruption regulations for companies with any connections to the U.K.
Please see full article below for more information.
Firefox recommends the PDF Plugin for Mac OS X for viewing PDF documents in your browser.
We can also show you Legal Updates using the Google Viewer; however, you will need to be logged into Google Docs to view them.
Please choose one of the above to proceed!
LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.