SEC Prosecutions under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

sec-sealAccording to Linda Chatman Thomsen, director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, in a Forbes Article [The SEC in 2008: A Very Good Year?], the SEC filed 15 FCPA cases in 2008. Since January 2006, the SEC has brought 38 FCPA enforcement actions. That number is more than were brought in all prior years combined since 1977 when the FCPA became.