Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Newsletter - February 04, 2011

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In this issue: Is Anyone Not a Foreign Official Under the FCPA?; and Foreign Bribery: Feds Aggressively Use FCPA And the Money Laundering Statute.

Excerpt from 'Is Anyone Not a Foreign Official Under the FCPA?' below:

Recent years have seen a rise in the number of enforcement actions taken by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), as well as a notable expansion of the types of conduct covered by these prosecutions. Increasingly, the government has focused on prosecuting individuals and companies for allegedly corrupt payments to officials of state-owned enterprises (SOEs), rather than more traditional government entities.

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Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, Securities Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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