This comment discusses federal restitution orders and why they are not a viable source of compensation for FCPA victims. Section I provides background information on the FCPA and outlines how it is enforced. Section II discusses victims' rights under a series of pieces of federal legislation. Section III looks at the primary precedent in the arena and explains why it shows that the restitution statutes do not provide sufficient FCPA victim restitution. Section IV discusses the pending Wal-Mart case and the issues facing Wal-Mart victims. Section V outlines other avenues of recovery for FCPA victims and proposes new measures for compensating victims.

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Summer 2013