DOJ Is Trying To Show Benefits Of Corporate Cooperation

Law360, New York (May 20, 2015, 1:27 PM EDT) -- During prepared remarks, Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell discussed corporate cooperation in criminal Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations last month.[1] AAG Caldwell emphasized that a company's self-disclosure of issues to the U.S. Department of Justice, and cooperation in any subsequent inquiry, need not result in excessive costs and business disruption. AAG Caldwell warned, however, that refusing to cooperate with a DOJ investigation will have "consequences" for those involved.

These recent remarks were made against the backdrop of a string of FCPA enforcement actions and a number of public comments by DOJ officials. Taken together, these items may provide greater clarity into...

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