Quarterly FCPA Report: Fourth Quarter 2012
February 07, 2013
By THE GLOBAL COMPLIANCE AND DISPUTES PRACTICE GROUP
The DOJs and SECs activities in the fourth quarter highlight the importance of a robust corporate compliance program and prompt investigation of potential violations. While the fourth quarter was dominated in large part by the release of the government's long-awaited FCPA guidance, the increasing willingness of defendants to challenge the FCPA's reach may have greater consequences with regard to the FCPA's role as a global enforcement mechanism.
February 6, 2013