New DOJ policy grants companies expanded credit for voluntary disclosure of criminal misconduct

May 10, 2018

In a development with potentially far-reaching consequences for white collar enforcement, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Criminal Division has expanded the opportunity for companies to earn credit for voluntary disclosure of criminal misconduct. The policy change may encourage voluntary disclosure consistent with prior DOJ initiatives, which have sought to increase corporate disclosure of apparent Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations.

In this article, Joseph Fazioli, Hector Gonzalez and Jacob Grubman discuss the DOJ’s policy change, which may encourage voluntary disclosure consistent with prior DOJ initiatives, which have sought to increase corporate disclosure of apparent Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations.

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