About this Course
This course introduces the rules behind the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). In this course you will first, learn the definition of bribery, as outlined by the FCPA, and you will learn about the importance of transparent accounting. Next, you will learn the FCPA's definition of a government official. In some cases, it's not as clear cut as you may think. This course will help you understand the concepts of compliance, due diligence, and oversight as it pertains to complying with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. In addition, the course introduces the Books and Records and Internal Control Provisions of the FCPA. This course will teach you about recommended internal accounting controls and the importance of accounting policies. Finally, this course discusses the concept of facilitating payments through the use of 'grease money'; or exceptions to anti-bribery provisions. You will learn about routine governmental actions and what they cover, as well as what's excluded from these actions.