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Legal Issues in International and Domestic Business

Attached are 4 articles that needs to be discuss regarding the compliance issues associated with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Attached are 4 articles that needs to be discuss regarding the compliance issues associated with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
The first article: 2011: What Lies Ahead for Anticorruption laws By 'Gail Dutton raises the following compliance issues associated with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The article asserts that companies will make strong efforts for complying with the provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The reason for this is that companies with even minimal US connections will have much at stake to comply with its provisions. In the US the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission have increase the resources dedicated to Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance. The number of actions brought against Americans has increased substantially. The cases have been focused on bringing criminal charges against individuals so that apart from fines, the individuals can be incarcerated. The FBI agents have carried out sting operations, paid undercover informants, set up audio surveillance, wiretaps, and offered grants of immunity to build Foreign Corrupt Practices Act cases. If a person is a US ...

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