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FCPA Challenge

FCPA Challenge

How much do you know about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act? Let’s find out.

To commemorate the FCPA’s 40th year, FCPA Professor is presenting the FCPA Challenge.

Each Thursday during 2018, a question will be posed and the answer will be below the fold.

This week’s question is: the FCPA’s 1998 amendments amended the “foreign official” definition in the following way?

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FCPA Challenge

FCPA Challenge

How much do you know about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act? Let’s find out.

To commemorate the FCPA’s 40th year, FCPA Professor is presenting the FCPA Challenge.

Each Thursday during 2018, a question will be posed and the answer will be below the fold.

This week’s question is: the origin of this 2001 enforcement action was a voicemail stolen from the company and the enforcement action was also notable because it was based on a strict liability standard for the conduct of an indirect Colombian subsidiary that indirectly reported to the parent company issuer.

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FCPA Challenge

FCPA Challenge

How much do you know about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act? Let’s find out.

To commemorate the FCPA’s 40th year, FCPA Professor is presenting the FCPA Challenge.

Each Thursday during 2018, a question will be posed and the answer will be below the fold.

This week’s question is: true or false: the FCPA’s original anti-bribery provisions had an express facilitating payments exception?

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FCPA Challenge

FCPA Challenge

How much do you know about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act? Let’s find out.

To commemorate the FCPA’s 40th year, FCPA Professor is presenting the FCPA Challenge.

Each Thursday during 2018, a question will be posed and the answer will be below the fold.

This week’s question is: this 1989 enforcement action in connection with the Foreign Military Sales program (in which the U.S. government made loans to certain foreign governments to finance the purchase of defense items of U.S. origin) included the allegation that a Niger “foreign official”  “traveled from Washington, D.C. to Niger for his wedding and subsequent honeymoon in Paris, Stockholm and London, using tickets charged to a [the company’s] account.”

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FCPA Challenge

FCPA Challenge

How much do you know about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act? Let’s find out.

To commemorate the FCPA’s 40th year, FCPA Professor is presenting the FCPA Challenge.

Each Thursday during 2018, a question will be posed and the answer will be below the fold.

This week’s question is: this 1999 enforcement action is believed to be the first FCPA enforcement action based soley on travel and entertainment issues?

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