Understanding the FCPA

Understanding the FCPA

Updated Feb 19, 2019
Welcome to the “Understanding the FCPA” video lesson meant to guide learners through the key aspects of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which protects against bribery and corruption. During this lesson, learners will become familiar with the anti-bribery provisions and accounting provisions of the FCPA.  Viewers will also learn what constitutes bribery under the FCPA and review international legislation regarding bribery of foreign officials. In addition, this lesson covers who is subject to the FCPA, who enforces the FCPA, and what the potential penalties are for violating the FCPA. Ultimately, learners should understand that, if you’re a U.S. organization or foreign entity in the U.S., bribery is illegal. Period.