Foreign Official definition

Foreign Official means any officer or employee of a non-U.S. government or any department, agency, or instrumentality thereof, or of a public international organization, or any person acting in an official capacity for or on behalf of any such government or department, agency, or instrumentality, or for or on behalf of any such public international organization.
Foreign Official has the meaning specified therefor in Section 6.01(z).
Foreign Official means an employee of a governmental or regulatory authority, a foreign official, a member of a foreign political party, a foreign political candidate, an officer of a public international organization, or an officer or employee of a PRC state-owned enterprise, and the term “foreign” has the meaning ascribed to it under the FCPA.

Examples of Foreign Official in a sentence

  • Matthews, DOJ Official Warns Against Challenging Foreign Official Definition in FCPA Cases, mainjustice.com (May 4, 2011), http:// www.mainjustice.com/justanticorruption.


More Definitions of Foreign Official

Foreign Official means a Person acting in an official capacity for or on behalf of any Governmental Authority.
Foreign Official is defined in Section 4.22.
Foreign Official means any: (a) officer or employee of a Foreign Governmental Authority or any department, agency or instrumentality (including state-owned entities) thereof; (b) officer or employee of a public international organization; (c) Person acting in an official capacity for or on behalf of any such Foreign Governmental Authority or department, agency or instrumentality thereof, or for or on behalf of any public international organization or any political party; or (d) party official or candidate of any party, excluding, in each case, officials of the government of the United States or any state or other political sub- division of the United States.
Foreign Official is broadly interpreted and includes: (i) any elected or appointed official of a Foreign Government (e.g., a member of a ministry of health), (ii) any employee or person acting for or on behalf of a Foreign Government official, Foreign Government agency, or enterprise performing a function of a Foreign Government, (iii) any non-U.S. political party officer, employee or person acting for or on behalf of a non-U.S. political party, or candidate for non-U.S. political office, (iv) any employee or person acting for or on behalf of a public international organization, (v) any member of a royal family or member of a Foreign Government military and (vi) any person otherwise categorized as an official of a Foreign Government under local Law. For purposes of this definition, “Foreign Government” includes all levels and subdivisions of non-U.S. governments (i.e., local, regional, or national and administrative, legislative, or executive). Without limiting the generality of the foregoing and for the avoidance of doubt, for purposes of this Agreement, all Foreign Government employees and employees of enterprises owned or controlled by Foreign Governments (e.g., doctors employed in hospitals owned or controlled by Foreign Governments, researchers employed by universities owned or controlled by Foreign Governments, and Foreign Government ministers, civil servants, and regulators) are considered Foreign Officials.