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Why the SEC’s bribery charges don’t matter

By Adam Dobrik

03 April 2018

Why the SEC’s bribery charges don’t matter The US Securities and Exchange Commission's headquarters in Washington, DC. (Credit: Scott S on Flickr (CC BY 2.0))

An economist says companies facing an SEC FCPA enforcement action should worry less about the statute’s civil anti-bribery provisions and more about its accounting provisions. GIR Just Anti-Corruption talks to the man behind the research.