The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act as a Threat to Global Harmony

Focusing primarily on the pragmatic and moral perils of cultural imperialism, I also alluded very briefly to a “political peril” that arises from the FCPA. This peril consists of the added risk of cross-national hostility that is attributable to officious and overreaching legislation across national borders. This article will examine the political hazard in greater detail, explaining why the proliferation of FCPA-style legislation unjustifiably increases the threat to global harmony.