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Why SEC and DOJ are on Different Playing Fields for FCPA Enforcement

Bruce Carton | July 18, 2014

Over at the FCPA Professor blog, which celebrated its 5th birthday this week, Professor Mike Koehler offers an important reminder to those who would compare the SEC's enforcement in the FCPA area to that of the DOJ. 

Kohler's post was prompted by a Wall Street Journal Risk & Compliance Journal article last week ("SEC Stays on the FCPA Sidelines") that argued the SEC had "largely stayed on the sidelines of anti-bribery enforcement so far this year" because it "brought just two enforcement actions tied to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in the first six months of the year, compared to 13 brought by the Justice...

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