FCPA Investigations are on the Rise

According to the Wall Street Journal’s Law Blog, And the FCPA Party Continues:

“U.S. government had open investigations into 84 companies at the end of last year, up from three in 2002, according to Shearman & Sterling. “In the 30-plus years I have followed these matters, there were long periods of little activity and few prosecutions in the early years. Recently there has been a dramatic increase in such activity,” says Danforth Newcomb, a Shearman partner.”