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FCPA Professor has been described as “the Wall Street Journal concerning all things FCPA-related,” and “the most authoritative source for those seeking to understand and apply the FCPA.”

Set forth below are the topics discussed this week on FCPA Professor.

As highlighted here, in a fact pattern believed to be a first in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act history, an individual pleaded guilty to FCPA and related offenses in connection with an adoption scheme in Uganda.

This post describes how the Ninth Circuit recently concluded that bribery means more than just 18 USC 201.

As discussed in this post, a judge recently rejected the government’s position and held that former shareholders of Africo Resources Ltd. are “victims” of Och-Ziff’s bribery. While each case is factually unique, the ruling is important as it may open a door to other business entities who lose out on opportunities because of the conduct of business organizations resolving an FCPA enforcement action.

As highlighted here, after being convicted of FCPA and related offenses Joseph Baptiste is seeking a judgment of acquittal or a new trial based on ineffective assistance of counsel.

This post highlights additional issues to consider from the recent Juniper Networks enforcement action.

This post rounds up other FCPA and related developments.

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