More definitions are provided about FCPA in new appeals court ruling

Under a new ruling on the FCPA, the instrumentality provision can include state-owned companies

Attorneys will now have more guidance about legal definitions after a federal appeals court ruled on the increasingly important Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

On Friday, a panel of judges from the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the act's “instrumentality” provision can include state-owned companies.

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