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Category: FCPA Blog Posts

“Due diligence” should be the first two words you think of when your firm receives an FCPA complaint due to business done overseas. That due diligence, if completed correctly, will help mitigate your firm’s damages and prevent similar issues in the future. As many firms who do global business know, ignorance is not a defense …

Often, the fault for an FCPA violation doesn’t lie with the company directly. Instead, it comes from a relationship that a company forms with an outside vendor or consultant. This is especially true in China, where it’s common for companies to hire business representatives to help them close deals and manage overseas relationships. These consultants …

A recent study found that 45% of respondents who handle risk compliance believe they spend too much time trying to locate issues. It certainly makes you wonder: If you spend all your time looking for risk, how much time to you have to mitigate it? Finding business risk is only part of the problem. The …