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An Equally Valid DOJ Press Release

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Last week the DOJ announced in this release the departure of Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer. Breuer's position was obviously not FCPA specific, but he took a great interest in the DOJ's Foreign Corrupt Practices Act...

Lanny Breuer and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Enforcement

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Lanny Breuer stepped down as Assistant Attorney General of the Justice Department's Criminal Division on March 1st after nearly four years on the job. Word of Breuer's departure began circulating soon after the airing of a...

DOJ’s Empty Rhetoric on Individual FCPA Prosecutions Continues

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor This previous post highlighted the empty rhetoric of a former DOJ Criminal Division Chief regarding individual FCPA prosecutions. A change in leadership at the DOJ Criminal Division has not brought about a change in the rhetoric. ...

In the Words of Loretta Lynch

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor President Obama nominated Loretta Lynch (U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of New York) to be the next Attorney General. This post highlights Lynch’s responses to various Foreign Corrupt Practices Act or FCPA related questions originally...

DOJ Gets It Right in Recent FCPA Opinion Procedure Release

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor In this November 2010 post regarding the FCPA guidance, I flagged the below statement as one of the ten most meaningful statements in the Guidance. “Successor liability does not […] create liability where none existed before...