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This Week On FCPA Professor


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.

The DOJ announced – yet another – FCPA (or related) enforcement action involving Ecuador’s Seguros Sucre. (See here).

As highlighted here, a court recently dismissed FCPA (and related charges) against Paulo Casqueiro-Murta in connection with an alleged Venezuelan bribery scheme based on lack of jurisdiction, lack of due process, vagueness, and statute of limitation issues. Even though the decision was a resounding victory for Murta, this post highlights the human element of FCPA individual prosecutions.

Regarding individual FCPA prosecutions, this post highlights how a meaningful percentage of such actions slumber.

As discussed here, the First Circuit recently concluded in a whistleblower retaliation case that the FCPA is not a “rule or regulation” of the SEC.


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