The FCPA’s Back, Baby! – WSJ Risk & Compliance

The U.S. Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission have announced several settlements and charges of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in the last several days. They range from a dramatic arrest at New York’s JFK airport of an executive at Alstom AB to a quiet settlement with Philips that only amounted to an administrative SEC action.

What’s with the sudden burst of activity, after virtually no enforcement action in the first three months of the year?

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