April 07, 2016

On April 5, 2016, the Fraud Section of the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a new guidance memo, entitled “The Fraud Section’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Enforcement Plan and Guidance” (Guidance), describing a new pilot program specifying how cooperation credit will be afforded for voluntary selfdisclosure, cooperation with investigators, and remediation of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The Guidance also announces increased resources for FCPA enforcement.