Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (1977)


Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (1977)
= FCPA
A US statute that prohibits a company from using bribes to obtain business in another country or to prevent the restriction of its business. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Amendment, which tightens the regulations, was enacted in 1997.

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  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (1977) — FCPA A US statute that prohibits a company from using bribes to obtain business in another country or to prevent the restriction of its business. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Amendment, which tightens the regulations, was enacted in 1997 …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 — (FCPA) Makes it unlawful to bribe a foreign official in an effort to obtain or retain business. The FCPA s anti bribery provisions apply to people and businesses in the United States, to some foreign issuers of securities, and to foreign… …   Law dictionary

  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act — The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (15 U.S.C. §§ 78dd 1, et seq.) is a United States federal law known primarily for two of its main provisions, one that addresses accounting transparency requirements under the Securities Exchange Act of… …   Wikipedia

  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act — A United States law passed in 1977 which prohibits U.S. firms and individuals from paying bribes to foreign officials in furtherance of a business deal and against the foreign official s duties. The FCPA places no minimum amount for a punishment… …   Investment dictionary

  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act — Der Foreign Corrupt Practices Act von 1977 (15 U.S.C. §§ 78dd 1, ff.) ist ein Bundesgesetz der USA, das Zahlungen und Wertgeschenke an ausländische staatliche Amtsträger verbietet, die den Zweck haben, den Zuschlag für ein Geschäft zu bekommen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act — FCPA *Anticorruption legislation passed by the U.S. Congress in 1977. The FCPA requires U.S. corporations to maintain adequate *internal control systems throughout their international operations. The FCPA also forbids the payment of *bribes to… …   Auditor's dictionary

  • FCPA — Abbreviation for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (1977) …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • ЗАКОН О ПРЕДОТВРАЩЕНИИ ПРОТИВОЗАКОННОЙ ДЕЯТЕЛЬНОСТИ В ОТНОШЕНИИ ИНОСТРАННЫХ ЮРИДИЧЕСКИХ И ФИЗИЧЕСКИХ ЛИЦ — FOREIGN CORRUPT PRACTICES ACTКонгресс принял данный закон в 1977 г. Закон установил юр. требования относительно того, что публичные компании должны поддерживать внутренний бух. контроль на уровне, достаточном для того, чтобы представить… …   Энциклопедия банковского дела и финансов

  • Compliance and ethics program — There has been a long history of business and government excesses and subsequent legal, public and political reaction. Response to criminal misconduct has resulted in legal sanctions, governance practices, compliance standards and cultural… …   Wikipedia

  • FCPA — See: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations Category: Criminal Law Nolo’s Plain English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009 …   Law dictionary