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New Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Resource Guide Provides Useful Guidance

November 29, 2012

In the last 3 years, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) has been more stringently enforced than ever before.  As a result, U.S. business has had many questions about the FCPA and how rules are enforced, and some provisions of the law have been characterized as ambiguous.  On November 14, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) responded to these concerns by releasing their joint Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.  The lengthy Guide provides a wealth of information and practical examples on anti-corruption compliance for U.S. companies doing business internationally.

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