FCPA Professor has been described as “the Wall Street Journal concerning all things FCPA-related,” and “the most authoritative source for those seeking to understand and apply the FCPA.” Set forth below are the topics discussed this week on FCPA Professor. As highlighted here, the Second Circuit recently affirmed the FCPA and related convictions of Ng Lap Seng. This post highlights developments in two other FCPA individual prosecutions. Has the FCPA been successful in achieving its…
Trial delayed, “foreign official” brain teaser, and scrutiny alert. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. Trial Delayed Previous posts here and here have highlighted the long-drawn out FCPA prosecution of Lawrence Hoskins. As highlighted here, the trial scheduled to begin on September 3rd has been further delayed until October 16th. Foreign Official Brain Teaser Given that American Indian tribes have “sovereign status” under U.S. law, does that make tribal members “foreign officials” under the…
This post highlighted a new article titled “Has the FCPA Been Successful in Achieving Its Objectives?” As highlighted below, the same general question has been posed to several guests on the FCPA Flash Podcast.  Click on the links to see how the individuals answered the very relevant question. Sandra Moser (Quinn Emanuel and former chief of the DOJ’s Fraud Section) Ira Raphaelson (White & Case) Kevin Abikoff (Hughes Hubbard & Reed) Bradley Bondi (Cahill Gordon
Law review publishing is seldom speedy. Thus, even though the 40th anniversary of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act occurred a while back, I am pleased to share that my new article titled “Has the FCPA Been Successful in Achieving Its Objectives” was recently published by the Illinois Law Review. The article can be downloaded here and the abstract is set forth below. Do read the article and answer the question for yourself. “As long as…