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Preparing for Brazil's new anti-corruption law: what in-house counsel should know

Brazil - October 31 2013 Earlier this year, the Brazilian government approved a sweeping anti-corruption law known as the Brazilian Clean Companies Act ("BCCA" or "Act")...

Paulo H.C. Varnieri, Kristen E. Baker, William M. Sullivan, Jr., Peter A. Baumgaertner.

Minimizing anti-corruption deal risk while maximizing returns on venture capital investments

Global - September 16 2013 This article was published by The FCPA Report and is reprinted here with permission. More and more, venture capital firms are investing in start-ups...

Marc H. Axelbaum, G. Derek Andreson, Thomas M. Shoesmith.

Foreign authorities are cracking down on corruption

USA - May 13 2013 The pace of international law enforcement cooperation in the anti-corruption setting has quickened since 2009. Even so, there is a widespread...

Stephen S. Asay, William M. Sullivan, Jr..

Private equity: blindsided by the FCPA - hedging against anti-corruption deal risk

USA - February 28 2013 Until a few years ago, private equity firms enjoyed relative insulation from regulatory scrutiny of overseas acquisitions and the operations of...

Marc H. Axelbaum, James L. Kelly, G. Derek Andreson, Christopher M. Zochowski.

New FCPA guidance provides insight into government’s view of corporate compliance

USA - November 20 2012 On November 14, 2012, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act “Resource Guide” (the “Guidance”) was finally published, and at well over 100 pages, it consti-tutes a “non-binding informal summary” of various statutes, U.S. Department of Justice pronouncements and opinion releases, enforcement actions and settlements....

Mark R. Hellerer, G. Derek Andreson, William M. Sullivan, Jr., John A. McMillan.