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Even though the government has been encouraging companies to voluntary disclosure Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (and other) issues for approximately 20 years, every few years it seems the DOJ tweaks it voluntary disclosure and related corporate criminal enforcement policy.
The latest example occurred in January 2023. (See here for the prior post).
As long as

Recently Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco delivered this speech at the American Bar Association National Institute on White Collar Crime.
Topics discussed included: “inspiring a culture of compliance,” “promoting compliance through compensation and clawback programs,” and “accountability.”
Monaco began her speech as follows:

“It’s a pleasure to be here to talk to you about an enduring

Yesterday Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Nicole Argentieri delivered this speech at the annual FCPA dog and pony show.
The speech touched on three issues: (i) the “Criminal Division’s continued cooperation with our international partners and … how [the DOJ] is expanding those relationships to combat corruption and other offenses; (ii) “recent FCPA enforcement actions

I have no doubt that the individuals associated with Transparency International have a genuine interest in reducing bribery and corruption in the global marketplace.
Nevertheless, I have long had good-faith concerns (see prior posts hereherehereherehere and here) about how TI goes about this task.
The latest

In her recent speech in connection with release of a memo to DOJ personnel titled ““Further Revisions to Corporate Criminal Enforcement Policies Following Discussions with Corporate Crime Advisory Group” Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco stated:
“Voluntary self-disclosure programs, in various Department components, have already been successful. Take, for example, the Antitrust Division’s Leniency Program,

Today’s post is from Debevoise attorneys Andrew Levine, Matthew French, and Nestor Almeida.
In recent years – and notwithstanding encouraging windows of progress – economic difficulties, political shifts, and the pandemic’s lingering effects have undercut anti-corruption efforts in Latin America. The fourth annual Capacity to Combat Corruption Index (“CCC Index”), published in