Effective Corporate Compliance Is Essential When Dealing with Foreign Transactions and Policies Relating to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

March 2010Articles Western Pennsylvania ACCA Chapter: Focus

Effective corporate compliance to prevent and detect violations of law is the most effective way to stay compliant with the developing law regarding the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), 15 U.S.C. ยง78m. This article is intended to provide a brief overview of the FCPA and why corporate compliance is essential to compliance with that Act and other laws and regulations.