4 Things To Consider When Deciding To Self-Report

Law360, New York (October 18, 2010, 4:35 PM EDT) -- One of the toughest quandaries defense counsel and company leaders face is whether it is worth it to tell the government when a corporation has violated securities laws, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act or other regulations.

Regulators have not been transparent about the punishments or rewards available should a corporation come forward — making it difficult for defense attorneys to advise clients.

“You can't say to a client, if you disclose this they aren't going to go after you or you will get X benefit. It's...
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