Best Practices To Ensure DPA Compliance After Ericsson

By Robert Johnston, Rachel Maimin and Lauren Van Driesen (November 8, 2021, 10:27 AM EST) -- On Oct. 21, Ericsson Inc. disclosed that the U.S. Department of Justice asserted that the company had "breached its obligations" under a 2019 deferred prosecution agreement "by failing to provide certain documents and factual information."

It added that Ericsson would have:

[T]he opportunity to respond in writing to explain the nature and circumstances of such breach, as well as the actions Ericsson has taken to address and remediate the situation.[1]

While it remains to be seen whether the DOJ will rip up the deferred prosecution agreement and proceed to a criminal trial, this development in the long-running Ericsson case is an...

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