Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA): Congressional Interest and Executive Enforcement

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This report briefly discusses the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act of 1977 (FCPA), which was intended to prevent corporate bribery of foreign officials. Criticisms of the act's operation and scope began almost immediately after its passage and have continued. This report discusses these criticisms.

Creator(s): Seitzinger, Michael V.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 21, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Seitzinger, Michael V.

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: October 21, 2010
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Description:

This report briefly discusses the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act of 1977 (FCPA), which was intended to prevent corporate bribery of foreign officials. Criticisms of the act's operation and scope began almost immediately after its passage and have continued. This report discusses these criticisms.

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4 pages.

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