Oct 6, 2014

National Security and FCPA Investigations
Corporate Compliance Insights


In response to the attacks against the United States in 2001, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) shifted resources to prioritize national security investigations over traditional criminal investigations such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Nonetheless, enforcement actions by the DOJ and U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) involving violations of the FCPA have increased dramatically during recent years. A review of recent trends in prosecutions suggests that certain industries are targeted for investigation at greater levels than others are. Additionally, a company’s efforts to comply with the FCPA continue to be an important mitigating factor....

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