October 17, 2013

In this article, Partners Reid Schar, Iris Bennett and Robert Stauffer, and Associate Michael Khoo raise the possibility that the new Russian Supreme court guidance, which draws a much narrower definition of a bribe than other anticorruption regimes, including under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the U.K. Bribery Act, could create a gap between payments that may be tolerated in Russia and what is permissible under U.S. or U.K. law.