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U.S. Antibribery Law's Core Terms Still Baffle Companies

Bloomberg BNA - Securities Regulation & Law Report

23 May 2016

James Koukios, a partner in Morrison & Foerster's securities litigation, enforcement and white-collar defense practice group and former senior deputy chief of the Justice Department's fraud section, was quoted in this article regarding FCPA compliance and monitoring.

Most companies already take a very broad definition of who is a public official in an effort to avoid running afoul of the FCPA, said James M. Koukios, a partner in Morrison & Foerster LLP's securities litigation, enforcement & white-collar defense practice group.

For example, most companies prohibit commercial bribery, which would cover a borderline case, Koukios told Bloomberg BNA.

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