Investigations under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)—the main US law prohibiting bribery of foreign officials—are becoming an increasingly common feature of the American corporate landscape. This case outlines the kinds of conduct the FCPA prohibits and the “red flags” which suggest that improper conduct may have occurred.

For an illustration of how this law may impact a US businessperson working abroad, see CaseWorks case #070601, Going Global—Working in Jumandia.

Case id: 080602