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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.

As highlighted in this post, in recent years the U.S. government has secured approximately $1.7 billion in FCPA settlements largely on the theory that Gulnara Karimova is a “foreign official.” However, recently a Swedish court concluded that she is not.

In this FCPA Flash podcast episode, Laura Brookover (Covington & Burling and former lawyer in the Enforcement Division of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission – CFTC) talks about the recent enforcement advisory concerning “violations of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) involving foreign corrupt practices.”

As highlighted in this post, a Canadian court recently found that bribery is a specific intent offense and that the government failed to prove that a defendant knew that an alleged bribe recipient was a “foreign public official.”

This post analyzes the assertion that the DOJ’s FCPA corporate enforcement policy is succeeding.

This post discusses the burgeoning marijuana industry and how its FCPA risk is similar to several other agricultural companies that have resolved FCPA enforcement actions.

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