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Digging Into the Details of New FCPA Guidance From the U.S. Justice Department

Over the last 10 years, 143 companies have paid a combined $10.9 billion to resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act cases. That staggering price tag shows the U.S. Department of Justice’s willingness to go after alleged bribery of foreign officials, shoddy bookkeeping, and fraud. In recent years, the DOJ has beefed up its enforcement unit focused … Continue Reading

Managing International Investigations: European Conceptions of Attorney-Client Privilege and Their Effect on International Internal Investigations

Update on 5/12: Jones Day’s complaint has been thrown out by a court in Munich. That decision reinforces the importance of examining how attorney-client privilege is construed in different foreign jurisdictions. On March 15, 2017, German prosecutors raided the Munich offices of Jones Day as part of their own investigation into the Volkswagen (“VW”) diesel … Continue Reading
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