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The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

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Former AG Michael Mukasey and James Dunlop have an article in Engage, Can Someone Please Turn on the Lights? Bringing Transparency to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act:

Passed in 1977, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") set out to achieve a laudable goal: to prevent U.S. companies and persons, when conducting business abroad, from corrupting the governments and people they meet....  Unfortunately, that unobjectionable vision has virtually disappeared in a miasma of aggressive prosecutions by the Justice Department--with $2.95 billion in penalties collected since 2009.

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