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What is ‘Extraordinary Cooperation’ in an FCPA Enforcement Action?

In the recent BizJet Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA), which detailed a litany of corrupt payments made and approved at the highest level of the company to obtain and retain business in Mexico and Panama, the company received a monetary fine of more than 30% under the low end of the amount suggested...

What is ‘Acceptance of Responsibility’ Under the US Sentencing Guidelines?

One of the things that I am often asked is how are fines and penalties calculated for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations? The Department of Justice (DOJ)/Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) FCPA Guidance has the following explanation. First, the offense level is calculated pursuant...