Frank Aquila, Melissa Sawyer and Neil Toomey Author Article on Increased FCPA Enforcement and its Effect on M&A Transactions

February 2012

Mr. Aquila, Ms. Sawyer and Mr. Toomey authored an article titled, “Speed Reading: Top 10 Issues to Consider With Respect to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in M&A Transactions and Joint Ventures” in the February 2012 issue of LexisNexis Emerging Issues Analysis. In the article, the authors discuss how cross-border M&A transactions and global joint ventures have the potential for creating risk to aquirors due to the FCPA and similar anti-fraud legal regimes. The authors outline ten key issues that acquiror’s should address when considering an acquisition or joint venture transaction involving non-U.S. entities.