Why Does the United States Regulate Foreign Bribery: Moralism, Self-Interest or Altruism?

September 2012
Kevin E. Davis
New York University, Annual Survey of American Law. Vol. 67, No. 3, 497 – 511.

Why does the United States regulate bribery of foreign public officials? Don’t U.S. authorities have more than enough corruption to tackle at home without worrying about the misdeeds of public officials in far-off lands? There are several plausible answers to these questions . . .