The Achilles Heel of FCPA Compliance: Bribe-Paying Third Parties

14 April 2021 Fraud Eats Strategy Podcast Publication
Author(s): David W. Simon

Partner David Simon was a guest on FTI Consulting’s Fraud Eats Strategy podcast, discussing “The Achilles Heel of FCPA Compliance: Bribe-Paying Third Parties.” Rarely do we hear or read about the names of third-party bribe payers or the names of their companies. Global companies, particularly those who ship products internationally or rely on third-parties in other ways to bring their products and services to market, are heavily reliant on virtual armies of third-party intermediaries to operate internationally. They are a necessary evil who can act on an organization’s behalf, represent them in the marketplace and potentially trigger significant liability under the FCPA, sanctions or anti-money laundering laws.

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