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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 2002 these individuals contested SEC charges against them by arguing that alleged goodwill payments to an Indonesian tax official for a reduction in a tax assessment were not captured by the FCPA’s anti-bribery provisions and the court agreed dismissing the matter.

Answer: Eric Mattson and James Harris (see here [1]).

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