Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

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This report gives an overview of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, which was intended to prohibit bribery of foreign officials by American corporations. It includes information about the original legislation, amendments in 1988, and amendments in 1998 that brought the legislation into conformance with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's agreement on bribery.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: March 3, 1999
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Seitzinger, Michael V.

Legislative Attorney; American Law Division

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: March 3, 1999
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United States
From 1977 to 1999
Description:

This report gives an overview of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, which was intended to prohibit bribery of foreign officials by American corporations. It includes information about the original legislation, amendments in 1988, and amendments in 1998 that brought the legislation into conformance with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's agreement on bribery.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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