Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

John Pappalardo, Greenberg Traurig Shareholder
John Pappalardo, Greenberg Traurig Shareholder

Greenberg Traurig Shareholder and Co-Chair of the Global White Collar Criminal Defense Practice John Pappalardo was recently profiled in a Globes article discussing the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) which allows a person to be prosecuted in the United States for an act that occurs outside of the United States.

Pappalardo, who has represented many prominent clients including Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky, also focuses on ensuring clients involved in international business are compliant with the vast requirements of the law.

A few key takeaways from the interview with Pappalardo:

1. There are countries where institutionalized corruption is a “cultural tradition.” Avoid doing business there; it’s not worth the risk.Continue Reading Greenberg Traurig’s John Pappalardo Discusses FCPA in Globes Article