Foreign corrupt practices act

Our export trade practice draws on years of experience in practice before the Departments of Commerce, State and Treasury on export licensing, compliance and enforcement issues. During the last 20 years – one of the most eventful periods in the history of export controls — we have helped numerous clients adapt their business to constantly changing export restrictions under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (for commercial items) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (for defense-related items); and to stay abreast of transaction controls administered by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control.

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) prohibits the bribery of foreign officials to get or keep business. The scope of permissible conduct is vague, and conducting business with foreign governments requires careful planning and special expertise. Our qualified’s experience in this area includes:

  • Due Diligence and Documentation of Agent Relationships
  • Dubious Payment Questions
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Developing Internal Compliance Procedures
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Compliance Programs

We have designed and developed compliance programs and procedures under various laws including:

  • Customs Modernization Act
  • Export Administration Regulations (EAR)
  • International Trade in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
  • Antidumping Compliance

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