A Roadmap for Best Practices for Compliance Programs

April 02, 2013
by Robertson Park, Timothy Peterson

The recent Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission guidance1 on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act does not break new ground, but it does offer internal and external counsel, as well as ethics and compliance professionals, a user-friendly guide to the agencies’ priorities.

The guidance provides insight into expectations of law enforcement and civil enforce-ment in areas including the management of gifts, travel and entertainment; interaction with foreign government officials; and relations with vendors and thirdparty intermediaries.

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