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Foreign corrupt practices act of 1977

Foreign corrupt practices act of 1977

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Published by Law Journal Seminars Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Corporations -- Corrupt practices -- United States.,
    • Disclosure of information -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Criminal provisions..,
    • Bribery -- United States.,
    • Corporation law -- United States -- Criminal provisions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[Co-chairmen, Alan B. Levenson, Arthur F. Mathews, Harvey L. Pitt].
      ContributionsLevenson, Alan B., Matthews, Arthur F., Pitt, Harvey L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF9351 .F67
      The Physical Object
      Pagination427 p. ;
      Number of Pages427
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4765497M
      LC Control Number78112843


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