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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: a 2015 FCPA trial against this defendant largely fell apart when the presiding judge asked the DOJ’s star witness: “did you have a hallucination”?

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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: in 2011 the SEC used a deferred prosecution agreements (its first in the FCPA context) to resolve an FCPA enforcement action against this company?

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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: in sentencing this individual to 366 days in prison, federal court judge Shira Scheindlin stated: ““After years of supervising this case, it’s still not entirely clear to me whether [….]  is a victim or a crook or a little bit of both.”

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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 1993 enforcement action was against a company that manufactured and sold totalisator systems (a machine used for computing and showing bets at a racetrack) and concerned alleged improper payments to officials with the Horse Races Administration of Greece?

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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 2009 enforcement action concerned alleged improper payments to Panamanian officials to secure contracts to maintain lighthouses and buoys along Panama’s waterways?

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