The FCPA Blog is the world leader for news and commentary about white-collar crime enforcement and compliance.
Our mission is to help compliance professionals and others everywhere understand how corruption happens, what it does to people and institutions, and how anti-corruption laws and compliance programs work.
We also cover the enforcement agencies, and the public and private institutions that promote compliance and the fight against graft.
The FCPA Blog is pro business and pro compliance.
We've published more than 4,000 posts by 130 different authors.
In addition to reporting current news and commentary, the FCPA Blog is a place where the compliance community can share ideas with a broad international readership.
We set out 8 years ago to cover all FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act)* enforcement actions, and we were the first to do that on a real-time basis.
Over the years, our coverage has expanded to include a wide variety of white collar crime topics, including commercial bribery, AML, trade sanctions, organized crime, and securities and accounting fraud.
We also cover whistleblower actions, False Claims Act cases, and more from around the world.
About 80,000 unique visitors read the FCPA Blog each month.
The FCPA Blog is published by Oil Patch Asia LLC (Delaware).
*The FCPA is a United States federal law enacted in 1977. It prohibits paying bribes to foreign officials for the purpose of obtaining or retaining business. Violations of the anti-brbery provisions are punishable by up to five years in prison. The SEC also enforces the accounting provisions of the FCPA, which require U.S. public companies to have adequate internal controls to prevent and detect bribery and fraud, and to keep accurate and complete books and records.