Davis Polk & Wardwell

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International 50 position (Asia-Pacific): 20

US DoJ and SEC issue FCPA guidance

The Department of Justice (DoJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have released new guidance on the criminal and civil enforcement provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), entitled A Resource Guide to the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The 120-page Guide includes an extensive discussion of the FCPA and other statutes used in corruption investigations, provides helpful examples and hypotheticals, and discusses the government’s “guiding principles on enforcement”.

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99 Gresham Street
London
EC2V 7NG
UK

Global revenue 2011 ($m): 910
Global lawyers 2011: 772
Jurisdiction: US
No. of offices: 3
No. of qualified lawyers: 112 (International 50)