NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ALM's Law Journal Press, a leading publisher of print and digital publications for legal professionals, today announced the release of a new book, The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Compliance, Investigations and Enforcement, co-authored by Martin J. Weinstein, Robert J. Meyer and Jeffrey D. Clark.
Passed in the wake of the Watergate Scandal, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act has emerged as a powerful tool used by law enforcement to combat corruption, obtaining record-setting fines from corporations and significant jail time for executives. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Compliance, Investigations and Enforcement offers complete guidance for attorneys counseling corporations, officers and directors on how to identify red flags, avoid risk and address problems that arise.
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The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Compliance, Investigations and Enforcement covers all aspects of the legislation, explaining the Act's anti-bribery and recordkeeping requirements, potential civil and criminal liability for corporations and individuals, and compliance and risk mitigation strategies. Topics include: managing risks related to third-party agents, consultants and representatives; FCPA issues in mergers, acquisitions and other transactions; compliance program best practices; how to effectively and efficiently conduct corporate internal investigations; how to defend or resolve an FCPA investigation; and more.
The authors are partners in the Compliance & Enforcement Practice Group of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP. All three are former federal prosecutors with extensive experience handling high profile Foreign Corrupt Practices cases and counseling corporations in their most sensitive international compliance matters.
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