In an attempt to halt bribery of foreign officials by American businesses, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 imposes liability on United States corporations, but not on their foreign subsidiaries. This Note analyzes how the Act is given extraterritorial effect, and compares this effect with international applications of the United States antitrust laws. In conclusion the author explains that the Act's unprecedented effect.
Questionable Payments by Foreign Subsidiaries: The Extraterritorial Jurisdictional Effect of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977,
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