Difference between revisions of "Foreign bribery and FCPA violations"

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='''U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”)'''=
='''U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”)'''=


Under the Dodd-Frank Act’s SEC Whistleblower Program, whistleblowers may receive a reward for reporting a violation of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) to the SEC. As detailed in the [https://www.justice.gov/criminal-fraud/file/1292051/download SEC’s Resource Guide], the FCPA '''prohibits the payment of bribes to foreign officials''' to assist in obtaining or retaining business. This anti-bribery provision broadly applies to:
Under the Dodd-Frank Act’s SEC Whistleblower Program, whistleblowers may receive a reward for [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/rewards-and-bounties-for-whistleblowers/foreign-bribery-fcpa-whistleblower-lawyers/ reporting a violation] of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) to the SEC. As detailed in the [https://www.justice.gov/criminal-fraud/file/1292051/download SEC’s Resource Guide], the FCPA '''prohibits the payment of bribes to foreign officials''' to assist in obtaining or retaining business. This anti-bribery provision broadly applies to:
* U.S. persons;
* U.S. persons;
* U.S. and foreign public companies that are listed on the stock exchanges in the United States or that are required to file periodic reports with the SEC; and
* U.S. and foreign public companies that are listed on the stock exchanges in the United States or that are required to file periodic reports with the SEC; and