Wal-Mart and the Death Knell for Amending the FCPA — FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog

… The alleged bribery scheme was truly breath-taking in its scope and operation. I am certain others will write about it extensively, beginning as soon as today, and I certainly will review the article in greater depth in upcoming blog posts, the first thing that struck me is that this case will sound the death knell for any efforts to amend the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Whether you believe such efforts constitute badly needed reform because the Department of Justice (DOJ) has gone too far in enforcement; that any amendments would water down the FCPA and simply make bribery easier; or perhaps some minor clarification of certain terms and definitions is needed; I think you can kiss all of that good-bye.

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