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Firm Settles FCPA Claim With Non-Prosecution Agreement, VP Pleads Guilty
Posted on 26 Jun 2015 by Thomas O. Gorman

IAP Worldwide Services Inc., a Virginia based facilities management firm, entered into a non-prosecution agreement with the Department of Justice and agreed to pay a $7.1 million penalty to resolve FCPA charges. A vice president of the firm pleaded guilty... Read More

Assistant Attorney General Caldwell’s Unconvincing Defense Of DPAs / NPAs
Posted on 9 Dec 2014 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor As noted in this Global Investigations Review article, at a recent event in Paris in connection with the release of the OECD’s Foreign Bribery Report , Assistant Attorney General... Read More

Assistant Attorney General Caldwell’s Unconvincing Defense Of DPAs / NPAs
Posted on 9 Dec 2014 by Doug Esten

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor As noted in this Global Investigations Review article, at a recent event in Paris in connection with the release of the OECD’s Foreign Bribery Report , Assistant Attorney General... Read More

The Positive Effects of DPAs and NPAs in FCPA Enforcement
Posted on 7 Oct 2014 by Thomas Fox

One of the oft-made criticisms regarding the Department of Justice (DOJ) around its enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is that the use of Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs) and Non-Prosecution Agreements (NPAs) somehow pervert... Read More

DPAs and NPAs – Powerful Tools in the Fight Against Corruption
Posted on 8 Dec 2014 by Thomas Fox

As readers of this blog know the FCPA Professor and I usually look at the same Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement action, item or remark and see different things. Sometimes we even hear the same thing and come away with different interpretations... Read More

Seeing the Light from the “Dark Ages”
Posted on 7 May 2013 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor During the panel session on DOJ non-prosecution and deferred prosecution agreements last week at the Corporate Crime Reporter sponsored conference in Washington, D.C., I shared my... Read More

Do Non-Prosecution Agreements and Deferred Prosecution Agreements Deter?
Posted on 14 Mar 2013 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor As highlighted below, the DOJ recently acknowledged, despite prior definitive statements by former Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer to the contrary, that "measuring the impact... Read More

Three Cheers For Judge Rakoff
Posted on 10 Feb 2015 by Mike Koehler

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor If you have not noticed by now, I admire Judge Jed Rakoff (S.D.N.Y.) (and not just because he looks like my Dad in a black robe). Judge Rakoff recently wrote a review of Professor Brandon... Read More