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Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Update: A Rare Jury Trial, Increased Resources by the Feds and a Novel Theory to Charge Upper-Management All Reaffirm the Need for Vigilance in Policing a Company’s International Practices

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Following a six-week jury trial in Manhattan federal court, a Connecticut investor was found guilty of conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”). The case is noteworthy because FCPA cases rarely go to trial and the post-trial comments of the jurors provide insight into the critical “due diligence” a company or individual needs to undertake to avoid FCPA investigations by the government.

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