Für deutsche, international tätige Unternehmen mit einer US-Tochtergesellschaft sind die U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Regeln von Relevanz, zumindest sollte man diesbezüglich sensibilisiert sein.
American Bar Association / Business Law TODAY July 2013: After a year of waiting, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued A Resource Guide to the FCPA (the Guidance) on November14, 2012 (available at www.justice.gov/ criminal/fraud/fcpa and www.sec.gov/spotlight/fcpa.shtml). At 120 pages, the Guidance provides a detailed and well-researched primer on the development of U.S. anti-corruption law and policy. Although non-binding, the Guidance provides the most thorough and thoughtful summary of U.S. regulatory authorities’ current thinking about FCPA enforcement. Not surprisingly, it confirms that the DOJ and SEC read the FCPA broadly, and that enforcement of the statute against U.S. and foreign companies will continue into the foreseeable future. The Guidance contains detailed legal summaries, hypothetical factual scenarios, and the DOJ and SEC views on those scenarios. While there is much of interest in the Guidance’s lengthy discussion, the following nine areas are of most relevance and importance fmultinational companies: Hier der vollständige Artikel.