Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law

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This Article examines some of the paradoxes that the FCPA creates. Part II sets forth the sequence of events that led to the Act's passage. Part III outlines the Act, describes some of the major criticisms of the FCPA and discusses its proposed amendments. Part IV discusses the review procedures that the DOJ has adopted and assesses the chances for a new review procedure or FCPA guidelines, or both. Part V examines the enforcement actions taken under the FCPA and includes a discussion of the investigative procedures of the DOJ. Finally, part VI of this Article considers the future of the FCPA.