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FCPA Risks in M&A Transactions  

Author:  Jennifer D. Riddle.; Peter S.  Larson.

Source: Volume 53, Number 04, February 15 2020 , pp.43-45(3)

Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation

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In 2019, the DOJ updated its FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy to clarify that there will be a presumption of declination where a company uncovers misconduct in connection with a merger or acquisition, and voluntarily self-discloses the misconduct and otherwise takes action consistent with the Policy. The authors discuss this “tactical shift” by the DOJ.

Keywords: FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy; FCPA Due Diligence in M&A Transactions

Affiliations:  1: Paul Hastings; 2: Paul Hastings.

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