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International Anti-Corruption Law Research Guide


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The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) governs U.S. corporations, businesses, and individuals in their dealings with foreign companies. Researchers often have to compare what are the requirements under the FCPA to what is required under international and foreign laws. For a concise overview and legislative history of the FCPA, see this section of the Department of Justice’s website.