DOJ’s Latest Case Regarding Monitors, Compliance

Law360, New York (February 2, 2010, 1:52 PM EST) -- Despite the U.S. Department of Justice's issuance in March 2008 of guidelines constraining the circumstances for appointment of corporate monitors,[1] the issue of corporate monitors and the burdens they impose on companies involved in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act regulatory proceedings continues to be a focus of criticism and congressional scrutiny.[2]

The issues prompting concerns over the imposition of monitors in the FCPA arena can be particularly acute, in that monitors can impose many millions of dollars of remediation costs on a company seeking to resolve an...
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