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The long and punitive arm of the SEC: is the DOJ far behind? – Lexology

Eight of the top ten fines ever issued under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) were levied on European companies. How can non-US companies be prosecuted under US anti-corruption laws? All companies using US bank accounts are subject to US anti-corruption laws. A transaction involving payment in US dollars is enough to give rise to the jurisdiction of US enforcement…

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