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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

What’s really inside the new guidance?

Just over a year after Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer first announced plans to issue “detailed new guidance on the [FCPA’s] criminal and civil enforcement provisions,” the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the U.S.… Continue Reading

The guidance? Of course it’s non-binding

On the inside front cover of the joint DOJ and SEC guidance released Wednesday, there’s a disclaimer that what follows is non-binding.

‘As such,’ the disclaimer continues, ‘it is not intended to, does not, and may not be relied upon to create any rights, substantive or procedural, that are enforceable at law by any party, in any criminal, civil, or administrative matter.… Continue Reading

DOJ and SEC release ‘unprecedented’ joint FCPA guidance

The DOJ and SEC today released a 120-page FCPA resource guide.

It’s available in pdf here.

The foreword, signed today by the DOJ’s Lanny Breuer and the SEC’s Robert Khuzami, says:

The Guide is an unprecedented undertaking by DOJ and SEC to provide the public with detailed information about our FCPA enforcement approach and priorities.

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