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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


The Asia Pacific top ten FCPA enforcement actions of 2014

21 January 2015

Eight of the ten companies that paid approximately $1.5 billion in 2014 to US authorities to resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) offenses had an Asia Pacific connection. Contrary to last year's anomaly in which the number of FCPA enforcement actions involving the region declined sharply, 2014 resumed the US enforcement focus on Asia Pacific actors, both corporate and individual. Our list includes the eight corporate prosecutions as well as key prosecutions of individuals held responsible for corrupt misconduct.

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