With its comprehensive analysis of potential FCPA liabilities and sound practical suggestions as to how to deal with them, this book is a very valuable asset for both unseasoned and seasoned FCPA practitioners. Now, completely updated and revised for 2018, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Handbook, Fifth Edition offers 50 new FCPA resolutions, including coverage of Brazil, Canada, China, India, Russia, and UK statutes. You’ll also find information on anti-bribery conventions; board of directors and management responsibilities; transaction issues and considerations; gifts, travel, lodging and entertainment; charitable donations and political contributions; and conducting and defending an FCPA Investigation.
The book identifies all major FCPA risk areas and then presents thoughtful and practical advice for how companies can most effectively address these risks and conduct credible investigations.
Summary Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Overview
Chapter 2: Penalties, Fines, and Other Sanctions
Chapter 3: Global Anti-Corruption Conventions and Law Enforcement
Chapter 4: Board of Directors and Management Responsibilities
Chapter 5: Transactional Issues and Considerations
Chapter 6: Gifts, Travel, Lodging, and Entertainment
Chapter 7: Charitable Donations and Political Contributions
Chapter 8: Conducting a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Investigation
Chapter 9: Defending an FCPA Investigation
Chapter 10: SEC Enforcement Actions and DOI Prosecutions
Praise for The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Handbook, Fifth Edition
“The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Handbook is ridiculously good."
—John S. Siffert, Founding Partner, Lankler Siffert Wohl LLP, New York
“This is a must-read for any lawyer handling FCPA matters. It is a comprehensive and well-written book by Bob Tarun, one of the country’s outstanding white-collar criminal lawyers.”
– Robert S. Bennett, Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP, Washington, D.C.
“Bob Tarun has succeeded in writing a first-rate handbook on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act that is a must-read for all attorneys at every level who represent businesses doing international work. Informative and well-written. Mr. Tarun’s handbook gives readers the benefit of his many years of experience and accomplishment as a prosecutor, investigator, litigator, and FCPA advisor by identifying all of the major FCPA risk areas and then offering very thoughtful and practical suggestions for how companies can most effectively address these risks and conduct credible investigations.”
– Lisa Kate Osofsky, Exiger Ltd., London, and Former Deputy General Counsel of the FBI, Washington, DC
“Thanks to a first-rate mind and vast practical experience in the FCPA field, Peter Tomczak has become one of the foremost authorities sought out by sophisticated clients. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is an indispensable asset for both inside corporate counsel and law firm attorneys who want to be ‘on the top of their game’ when facing the rough anti-corruption terrain. Like Peter, the handbook is exceptionally practical and deeply insightful at the same time.”
– Vincent J. Connelly, Co-Chair, White Collar Criminal Practice, Mayer Brown LLP Chicago