While the potential reach of the UKBA has begun to broaden perceptions of what is necessary to ensure an anticorruption compliance program is appropriately inclusive and robust, recent comments by one senior U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) official should remind us that the FCPA's accounting provisions may serve as a vehicle for penalizing companies for acts of commercial bribery if they result in maintenance of inaccurate books and records or otherwise undermine a company's system of internal controls.… Continue Reading