Author | R. Christopher Cook

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Legal: Foreign Policy

Pharmaceutical Executive

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Compliance requires overcoming cultural barriers. To start with, in some countries the taboo against bribery is not as strong as it is here.

Legal: The Kickback Effect

Pharmaceutical Executive

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Criminal penalties for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act can be substantial. Businesses found guilty may be fined upwards of $2.5 million for each offense, or twice the amount gained as a result of the violation.