Prosecutors Tout Individual Accountability In FCPA Cases

Law360, New York (November 30, 2016, 9:25 PM EST) -- Top enforcement attorneys with the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission highlighted each agency’s efforts to increase prosecutions of individuals and encourage self-reporting of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations at a Wednesday conference.

Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates and SEC Enforcement Director Andrew Ceresney both gave speeches Wednesday at the International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act that emphasized familiar themes of prosecuting individual wrongdoing and persuading companies to self-report violations, while saying they expect their agencies’ respective FCPA...
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