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: Why did a U.S. court reject an individual defendant’s attempt to limit the scope of corrupt conduct covered by the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)? How would a bill introduced in the U.S. Congress expand a U.S. domestic bribery law to foreign officials? What guidance did the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) provide to companies that are seeking cooperation credit? The answers to these questions and more are here in our August 2019 Top 10 list.
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