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Bob, an employee of an American company, paid a large gratui

Bob, an employee of an American company, paid a large gratuity to the Foreign Minister of a certain European country in exchange for her assistance in securing a contract between Bob's company and the Foreign Minister's government. Bob's company insists that it knew nothing about the deal and has offered to cooperate fully in the criminal suit brought in a US court against Bob. What are Bob's chances of getting convicted? Discuss.

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It is likely that Bob will be convicted because of the circumstances, and Bob's company will be held responsible under the FCPA. One of the key points here is that Bob's company knew nothing about the deal, which is in direct conflict with U.S. law. According to the law, the employer is accountable for the actions of the employees, and must be aware of the conduct of employees, including relations on international grounds. It is not clear in this case is Bob knew this was a violation of the FCPA. If he did not know, there are ...

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Bob, an employee of an American company, paid a large gratuity to the Foreign Minister of a certain European country in exchange for her assistance in securing a contract between Bob's company and the Foreign Minister's government. Bob's company insists that it knew nothing about the deal and has offered to cooperate fully in the criminal suit brought in a US court against Bob. What are Bob's chances of getting convicted? Discuss.

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