International - Written by on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 14:42 - 6 Comments

Tom Fox wows crowds in London with US FCPA gig

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Businesses (sometimes) complain that the UK anti bribery law hinders UK business in particular in emerging markets like China.

However, often this overlooks the fact that the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) outlawed the practices long before the Bribery Act was a twinkle in anyones eye.

So what.  What has any of that got to do with me?

The answer.  Statistically the US is responsible for 80% of enforcement of foreign bribery violations with penalties and sanctions running into hundreds of millions.

The US Department of Justice has earnt the moniker ‘global cop’ in their enforcement of the FCPA.

Broadly the DOJ takes the view that businesses with US operations subject their entire operations to US jurisdiction.  The US SEC who also enforce the FCPA have jurisdiction over US issuers.

On Monday Tom Fox (@tfoxlaw) wowed the audience at our offices with his FCPA 101 round up.

For those of you who would like a copy of Tom’s slide deck – please let us know and we’ll send you a copy.

For those of you who have US operations and do not know about the FCPA – find out.

 

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Judy
Apr 19, 2012 2:46

Hi there, could you pls email me a copy of Tom Fox’s deck?

Many thanks,
Judy

Martha Barnett
Apr 20, 2012 10:22

Please send slides from Tom Fox

Martha Barnett
Apr 20, 2012 10:22

Please send copy of the slide deck from Tom Fox.

mhgl
Apr 26, 2012 5:39

Please send copy of the slide deck from Tom Fox.
thank you

Neil
May 3, 2012 1:43

I would be grateful lfor a copy of the slide deck.

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