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Hastings International and Comparative Law Review

Abstract

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.

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