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Clifford Chance


Cross-Border Litigation Series: The First Corporate Guilty Verdict under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Does that mean you have to settle?

13 May 2011

Following the first trial and jury conviction of a corporate defendant under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Department of Justice has another cudgel to beat back challenges to its aggressive enforcement efforts. Alternatively, companies considering raising a defense to FCPA charges may be encouraged by the equally aggressive and credible challenge that was raised by the defense team in the case against Lindsey Manufacturing Company which went to trial in April this year.

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