• High Profile Conviction Likely To Further Bolster FCPA Enforcement
  • August 7, 2009 | Authors: Richard C. Smith; William B. Jacobson; Marsha Z. Gerber
  • Law Firms: Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. - Washington Office ; Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. - Houston Office
  • One of the few Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") cases ever to have gone to trial ended on Friday, July 10, 2009, with the jury's conviction of Frederic Bourke in Manhattan federal court.[1] This was a significant victory for the government in a high-profile case, and it will likely further embolden the DOJ in its already substantial FCPA enforcement efforts.