Daily Archives: November 11, 2016, 4:59 pm

Some Experts Predict FCPA Enforcement Drop Under Trump – Risk & Compliance Journal. – WSJ

Matthew Stephenson, a professor at the Harvard Law School, wrote a post on the Global Anti-Corruption Blog this week saying the “era of vigorous FCPA enforcement…is over.” “It’s hard for me to imagine that the attorney general of a Trump administration…would make prosecuting foreign bribery a significant priority, or would devote substantial resources to this area,” he wrote. “It might…

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SFO Says UK Lawyers Still Grappling With DPAs – Risk & Compliance Journal. – WSJ

Corporate lawyers in the U.K. continue to grapple with how to negotiate with the Serious Fraud Office to secure deferred prosecution agreements in ways lawyers with experience in the U.S. process don’t, said David Green, the SFO’s director. “U.S. lawyers who are steeped in [negotiating deferred prosecution agreements] understand that this is the process, it involves a settlement,” said Mr.…

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