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Anti-bribery laws make overseas operations risky business, panel says

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 @ 9:07 AM | By Kim Arnott

Before he was elected, U.S. President Donald Trump decried the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) as a “horrible law that should be changed.”

Jim McGovern, Hogan LovellsBut legal experts are predicting that his election won’t slow down vigorous enforcement of FCPA and other global laws aimed at cracking down on bribery and corruption of public officials.

Enforcement and compliance trends related to anti-corruption laws, including Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), were the focus of a panel discussion hosted by Fasken Martineau’s Toronto office.

Those trends point to...