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Summary of U.S. Department of Justice’s Guidance, “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs”

Summary of Compliance Guideline The Criminal Division’s Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice (the “DOJ”) has released guidance on how the DOJ will determine the effectiveness of a company’s corporate compliance program.  The guidance, entitled Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs[1] (the “Compliance Guideline”), provides examples of topics and sample questions that are frequently … Continue Reading

DOJ’s Criminal Division Launches new FCPA Pilot Program

In an effort to enhance its ability to investigate and prosecute Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) cases, the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Criminal Division has launched a new one-year FCPA pilot program effective April 5, 2016. The program has three main goals: Motivate companies to voluntarily self-disclose FCPA-related misconduct Motivate companies to fully cooperate with … Continue Reading

Former CCI Executive Settles with DOJ

Flavio Ricotti, a former executive with Control Components, Inc. (“CCI”), has reached a settlement with the DOJ over charges for conspiring to violate the FCPA and the Travel Act. Conduct In 2009, CCI, a California-based valve company, pled guilty to a three-count criminal information that charged two counts of violating the antibribery provisions of the FCPA … Continue Reading
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