In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments from the past month, with links to primary resources. This month we ask: How did a landmark judicial decision limit the jurisdictional reach of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)? Why did the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) decline to prosecute a U.K.-based engineering company that is also being investigated by the U.K. Serious Fraud Office (SFO)? Which company was debarred by the World Bank for its alleged activities in Africa? The answers to these questions and more are here in our August 2018 Top 10 list.
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