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The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

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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