Don't Expect Much From DOJ’s New FCPA Guidance

Law360, New York (January 25, 2012, 12:56 PM EST) -- After the last few years of extremely aggressive U.S. Department of Justice prosecutions under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, white collar practitioners and the business community generally can be forgiven if they saw a ray of hope in the recent comments of Lanny Breuer, head of the DOJ’s criminal division. Breuer, speaking at a November 2011 FCPA conference in Washington, D.C., announced that in 2012, the DOJ would be releasing “detailed new guidance” on criminal and civil FCPA enforcement. The chairman of the conference characterized Breuer’s...
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