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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

DOJ: Don’t let FCPA enforcement fears stop M&A deals

Deputy Assistant Attorney General Matthew MinerThe prosecutor who oversees the criminal division’s FCPA unit said the DOJ wants corporate acquisitions to happen and doesn’t want the “specter of enforcement to be a risk factor that impedes such activity by good actors.”… Continue Reading

Karp and Mendelsohn: Is RBS the first enforcement action under DOJ policy against piling on?

On May 9 the DOJ announced a new policy concerning the coordination of penalties imposed by more than one regulator or law enforcement authority in corporate resolutions.  

This new policy (pdf) against “piling on” requires DOJ attorneys to “coordinate with one another to avoid the unnecessary imposition of duplicative fines, penalties, and/or forfeiture against [a] company,” and further instructs DOJ personnel to “endeavor, as appropriate, to .… Continue Reading

DOJ rolls out new policy against ‘piling on’

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced a new policy Wednesday that encourages coordination among DOJ departments and other enforcement agencies to avoid multiple penalties for the same conduct.

The aim is to avoid unfair duplicative penalties while keeping good relationships with law enforcement partners in the United States and abroad, Rosenstein said.… Continue Reading