Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance Guidebook: Protecting Your Organization from Bribery and Corruption



One of the fastest growing legal and corporate compliance issues, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), is now a major concern due to the globalization of business and the United States government’s vigorous commitment to enforcement. If you want to learn about the past, present and future of the FCPA, the constant threat of bribery, and how to design and manage an anti-corruption compliance program, this book is a must-read. 

"Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance Guidebook" provides invaluable guidance on the business risks associated with bribery, corruption and the FCPA. Included is rich content and practical information for both U.S. and foreign companies. 

"Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance Guidebook": 

  • Helps you understand the critical importance of the FCPA in today’s global environment
  • Provides useful guidance on the business, financial, legal and reputational risks associated with bribery and corruption
  • Explores the role of the U.S. Department of Justice and the SEC in both enforcement and compliance enhancement including history, current issues and trends
  • Shows how to recognize bribery red flags and worldwide hotspots of corruption
  • Offers step-by-step implementation guidance on creating and maintaining an effective FCPA compliance program
  • Includes numerous practical tips and real-world FCPA cases including profiles of Siemens, Monsanto and BAE Systems

Detailing the FCPA from its birth as a result of the Watergate scandal to its current worldwide impact, "Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance Guidebook" is your complete resource on this increasingly important law and compliance issue. 

Product Details

ISBN 978-0-470-52793-1
Hardcover, 384 PAGES

Table of Contents:

  • Chapter 1: Bribery, Corruption, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Chapter 2: Overview of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Chapter 3: Government Guidance and Significant Cases
  • Chapter 4: Global Anti-Corruption Efforts
  • Chapter 5: Siemens: A New Commitment to a Culture of Compliance
  • Chapter 6: Worldwide Hotspots for Corruption: UK, Russia, Africa, The Middle East, and Latin America
  • Chapter 7: Worldwide Hotspots for Corruption and Bribery: China, Central Asia, India, and Asia Pacific
  • Chapter 8: Bae Systems: Past Behavior Haunts the Company
  • Chapter 9: Designing an Effective Anti-Corruption Compliance Program
  • Chapter 10: Implementing an Effective Anti-Corruption Compliance Program
  • Chapter 11: Monsanto: Fighting Corruption for a Betterworld
  • Chapter 12: Internal Investigations
  • Chapter 13: Past, Present, and Future of the FCPA