R. Christopher Cook

Jones Day

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A Fresh Look At The FCPA

Editor: Please briefly describe your practice involving both foreign and domestic corporations in relation to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Cook: My Foreign Corrupt Practices Act practice consists of four primary components: (1) assisting companies as they investigate possible violations and...

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The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Effective Compliance

Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") has reached historically high numbers in the United States. That law prohibits United States persons and corporations from making corrupt payments to foreign government and political party officials. Other countries also are rapidly...

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White Collar Defense And The Death (For Now) Of Sentencing Guidelines

On January 12, 2005, the Supreme Court in United States v. Booker, 125 S.Ct. 738, 2005 U.S. LEXIS 628 (2005) announced that the Federal Sentencing Guidelines would no longer require judges to impose sentences within a narrow range as had been the case for the last 20 years. Rather, the guidelines...

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