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Entries in Guidance (13)

Wednesday
Jun052019

New DOJ guidance on corporate compliance programs focuses on results

The Criminal Division of the DOJ published expanded guidance on April 30 discussing the factors prosecutors should use to determine whether a company under investigation for misconduct will be regarded as having an effective compliance program. The April guidance builds on and amplifies the DOJ’s February 2017 list of questions and criteria for corporate compliance programs. 

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Monday
May202019

Practice Alert: Key differences in UK Bribery Act guidance versus FCPA guidance

The U.S. Department of Justice recently published new guidance on how it will assess corporate compliance programs. The DOJ Guidance streamlines previous U.S. guidance and expands on key subjects; providing a greater insight into how the the DOJ will approach its evaluation of compliance programs when considering whether a prosecution or other resolution is appropriate.  

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Monday
Oct152018

DOJ reduces compliance role for monitors

Brian Benczkowski, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal DivisionThe head of the Justice Department's criminal division issued new guidance to prosecutors that's likely to reduce the number of corporate settlements that require the hiring of compliance monitors.

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Monday
Oct232017

Rory Donaldson: TI-UK Guidance presents international best practices for anti-bribery compliance

Transparency International UK launched a new online tool this month to provide businesses with practical and in depth guidance on tackling bribery and corruption.

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Tuesday
Oct102017

Resource Alert: New guidance for UK companies (and everyone else)

Transparency International UK rolled out a new tool Tuesday to help companies in the UK and overseas create anti-bribery compliance programs and evaluate their effectiveness.

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Thursday
Mar302017

Donna Boehme: Chief compliance officers (and the DOJ) want accountability and discipline

CCOs know that accountability and discipline are difficult and perilous areas to embed in their programs for a number of reasons.

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Monday
Mar132017

Randy Stephens: Questions prosecutors ask about compliance programs

The Justice Department's new guidance about how it will evaluate corporate compliance programs takes the form of questions its prosecutors would typically ask about a corporate compliance program during an investigation.

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Thursday
Mar092017

Donna Boehme: The DOJ and Hui Chen define the future of compliance

In the Justice Department's new guidance for compliance programs, which appeared online unannounced, undated and unsigned, one detects the experienced hand of the DOJ’s new Compliance Counsel, Hui Chen.

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Wednesday
Mar082017

Adam Frey: The DOJ expects ‘Third Party Management’ from compliance programs

2016 was a banner year for global anti-corruption enforcement: the U.S. government set records in terms of both the number of FCPA actions brought and the total dollar amount of related fines.

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Monday
Feb202017

DOJ publishes ‘Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs’

Dear FCPA Blog,
 
I am writing today because I recently learned about the DOJ’s new “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs,” which they released on February 8, 2017 without apparent fanfare. 

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Friday
Mar182016

Worth MacMurray: You’re the new compliance chief. Now what?

Heads up: The six-month anniversary in your new position will arrive in a flash. 

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Thursday
Oct082015

Practice note: Multiple guidance from Brazil for compliance programs

In a prior post earlier this year for the FCPA Blog, I talked about what Brazil is doing to clean up graft. This post continues that discussion, with a focus on official guidance from agencies and regulators about new anti-corruption laws and regulations and how to comply with them.

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