Foreign Corrupt Practices Act affects US registered businesses

I was doing business in Nigeria and incorporated my company in Delaware. I was then told that certain normal business practices in Nigeria are considered corruption and would put me in violation of US law.

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How should I finance my risky capital investment

It is going to take 12-18 months to get approval for the food products we are going to produce. It will also take at least a year to build the factory. How can we finance all of this?

If we do not get regulatory approvals, then the factory is useless. If we have to wait 6-12 months, we are going to have to give a away a lot of the company to get the working capital we need.