TITLE

The Bribery Law Racket

AUTHOR(S)
Vardi, Nathan
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;Jun2010, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the lack of enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in the U.S. He recalls the introduction of the FCPA which aim to reduce bribery in the country and mentions several prosecutors who headed the Justice Department's FCPA including William Jacobson, Joseph Covington, and Mark Mendelsohn. However, the author criticizes the prosecutors less accomplishments in line with the enforcement of the FCPA and points out they have rather created lucrative defense work.
ACCESSION #
51842328

 

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