• The U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) & Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): Enforcement Actions and Culturally Competent Compliance Strategies
  • November 28, 2017
  • Conducting business in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) presents complex challenges for U.S. multinational companies, executives, and employees in complying with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), due to the endemic nature of corruption in SSA. It is critical now more than ever for U.S. and global companies to implement and monitor compliance with a comprehensive FCPA and anti-corruption program. As SSA nations seek more foreign investment, U.S. businesses must remain vigilant, and stay alert with rigorous FCPA and anticorruption controls and procedures. This article will explore risk factors that make companies conducting business in SSA vulnerable to possible FCPA violations, and provide guidance on best practices for companies to utilize in developing and implementing comprehensive FCPA compliance programs.