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AG Sessions: Department of Justice will ‘strongly enforce’ FCPA

Jaclyn Jaeger | April 27, 2017

In case companies had any lingering doubt about enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Attorney General Jeff Sessions indicated in remarks this week that FCPA enforcement is alive and well.

In remarks at the Ethics and Compliance Initiative Annual Conference, AG Sessions said, “[U]nder my leadership, the Department of Justice remains committed to enforcing all the laws. That includes laws regarding corporate misconduct, fraud, foreign corruption, and other types of white-collar crime.”

Sessions also spoke to the uncertainty that comes along with a new administration or new leadership at the Justice Department. “This Department of Justice will continue to investigate and prosecute corporate fraud and misconduct, bribery, public corruption, organized crime, trade-secret theft, money laundering, securities fraud, government...

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