Government investigations and prosecutions of private companies and executives from both public and private outfits for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations is widening the field of clients for lawyers specializing in the area. The U.S. Department of Justice's ongoing shift from relying extensively on self-reporting of violations of the FCPA, which bars bribes to foreign officials, to investigating companies has heightened the risk for private players, including executives.
Risk of Bribe Probes Grows for Business
The National Law Journal
January 9, 2008