The Foreign Extortion Prevention Act, signed by President Biden, expands U.S. bribery laws to criminalize foreign official bribery. It extends beyond the FCPA’s reach, targeting corruption solely abroad. Its interpretation and legal validity will likely be challenged in future federal cases.
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