Tag: Self-reporting

DOJ Offers More Incentives to Self-Report Wrongdoing in M&A Transactions – WSJ

Companies can face more lenient treatment if they report to prosecutors potential criminal misconduct uncovered during the merger and acquisition process, a senior official at the Justice Department said. Under a new policy announced Wednesday, an acquiring company that discloses potential wrongdoing at a company being acquired within six months of the deal closing date—and fully cooperates and fixes the…

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