Eight years ago, Hogan Lovells published their first year-end summary of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) developments as a short client alert, recapping key FCPA decisions of the prior year. The summary was global because, even as recently as eight years ago, the enforcement of anti-corruption laws was seen as a distinctly American issue.
Yes, a few other countries had started talking about fighting corruption, but for the most part this was still just a theoretical discussion. Clearly, times have changed. While the United States still plays a key role in the global fight against corruption and bribery, it shares the stage with a host of other countries eager to flex their muscles in this critical regulatory space.
This year’s Review bring you up to date on the most important developments around the world.