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FCPA Update: Third-Party Risks and Enforcement Actions  

Author:  Michael H. Huneke.; Ashley R. Hodges.

Source: Volume 51, Number 01, January 1 2018 , pp.7-13(7)

Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation

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Recent U.S. government guidance and enforcement activity have emphasized the importance of addressing the corruption risks posed by third-party agents or consultants operating overseas. After discussing the FCPA legal framework and government guidance on third-party management, the authors address recent cases that provide a reminder of the risks, and exemplify the compliance programs and controls that are needed to mitigate them.

Keywords: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (“FCPA”); Las Vegas Sands Corp. (“Sands”) Settlement; Orthofix International N.V., Settlement; Telia; Halliburton Company; Jeannot Lorenz

Affiliations:  1: Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP; 2: Hughes Hubbard.

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