FCPA Crackdown Relies On Business Attys, Deputy AG Says

Law360, Washington (November 19, 2013, 5:53 PM EST) -- U.S. Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole told a conference of business attorneys Tuesday that their role in the enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act was vital to the government’s regulatory enforcement agenda, while warning of “serious consequences” for companies that try to hide misconduct.

In keynote remarks at the International Conference on the FCPA, Cole said the U.S. Department of Justice was eager to work with companies that disclose potential FCPA prosecutions, while working with company counsel to craft incentives — such as nonprosecution agreements...
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