About Richard Bistrong

Richard Bistrong spent much of his career as an international sales executive and currently blogs and speaks on foreign bribery and compliance issues from that front-line perspective. Richard was the Vice President of International Sales for a large, publicly traded manufacturer of police and military equipment, which included residing and working in the UK. In 2007, as part of a cooperation agreement with the United States Department of Justice and subsequent Immunity from Prosecution in the UK, Richard assisted the United States, UK, and other governments in their understanding of how FCPA, bribery and other export violations occurred and operated in international sales. In 2012, Richard was sentenced as part of his own Plea Agreement, and served fourteen-and-a-half months at a Federal Prison Camp. Richard now blogs at www.richardbistrong.com about current front-line anti- bribery and compliance issues. Richard can be reached via his blog and he frequently tweets on #FCPA & #compliance @richardbistrong. Richard is available to speak about his experience and current compliance challenges on the front lines of international business to corporations, industry groups and academia. Speaking abstracts can be viewed at www.richardbistrong.com.

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Bribery and Debarment

Bribery and Debarment

“Your criminal actions raise serious questions as to whether you have the requisite personal integrity and business ethics to be a responsible Government contractor.” That’s me. I was debarred from being a government contractor, and based on my conduct and offense...
Bribery is Bribery

Bribery is Bribery

When I was asked by Careers in Government to write a guest post, I thought about where my experience, as someone who was on the front lines of international business and who was charged and sentenced for foreign bribery (FCPA), might be relevant. So, I went to the...
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