Hughes Hubbard’s annual FCPA reviews are new kids on the block. But we don’t know a better source for FCPA and compliance-related information.
Last year’s version, we said, was both a quick desk reference and — at 241 pages — an authoritative collection of FCPA resources. This year’s edition — at 349 pages, and still free of charge — sets a new standard for FCPA-related discussion. It’s a combination of exposition, opinion piece, and encyclopedia — all of it top notch in content and presentation.
Hughes Hubbard’s Kevin T. Abikoff is Innospec’s compliance monitor under its global settlement with U.S. and U.K. authorities. He leads the anti-corruption and internal investigations team at Hughes Hubbard, a long-time sponsor and supporter of the FCPA Blog.
The 2011 Alert starts with a summary and analysis of enforcement trends and lessons to be learned from settlements. Then comes a review of focus issues, a description of FCPA settlements and criminal matters from 2010 and early 2011, and a discussion of selected recent FCPA and related developments. That’s Part I.
Part II opens with with the statutory requirements and penalties under the FCPA, followed by a description of FCPA settlements and criminal matters from 2005 through 2009, and closing with a knock-out summary of each DOJ Review and Opinion Procedure Release issued from 1980 to now.
The 2011 Spring Alert can be found here, on the top right of the page.
It’s a resource that’ll be an important addition to any FCPA library.