The FCPA Enforcement Run Continues into 2017

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  1. Behind any FCPA violation are culpable individuals that must be prosecuted, many of which are CEO’s, CFO’s and even board members in some cases. To give these individuals the opportunity to avoid prosecution is not the purpose of the Department of Justice.

    In November, 2016, during remarks presented at the 33rd Annual International Conference on FCPA, by then Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates , she stated that ” we cannot forget that behind every bribe and illegal payment is one or more individuals who knew what they were doing was wrong and nonetheless broke the law…. we must do our best to ensure that whoever is responsible is held accountable. As I’ve seen over and over again during my career, the best way to deter individual conduct is the threat of going to jail.”

    As acting AG, she is now in a position to act without restrictions on her commitment to hold responsible criminals accountable. Hopefully, the use of NPA’s and DPA’s will soon become restricted.

  1. January 25, 2017

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