The FCPA makes it illegal to give anything of value to a foreign official to obtain or retain business business. We talk a lot about “obtaining” but much less about "retaining" -- or what I call bribing not to lose.
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On December 19, the Justice Department published FCPA Opinion Procedure Release No. 13-01, ruling that a law firm partner could pay some medical expenses of foreign official's daughter.
This is the fourth of five posts looking at Hollywood’s practice of giving film cameos to politicians and how this practice would play in an FCPA context.