31 Days to a More Effective Compliance Program -Safe Harbor for Successor Liability

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White collar defense practitioners have long called for a specific safe harbor for companies in the mergers and acquisition context where they meet the criteria set out by the DOJ. This clarion call was answered in the summer, 2018 when in July 2018, the DOJ announced a revision to the FCPA Corporation Enforcement Policy, specifically around mergers and acquisitions.

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White collar defense practitioners have long called for a specific safe harbor for companies in the mergers and acquisition context where they meet the criteria set out by the DOJ. This clarion call was answered in the summer, 2018 when in July 2018, the DOJ announced a revision to the FCPA Corporation Enforcement Policy, specifically around mergers and acquisitions.

Three Key Takeaways

1. The FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy was amended in 2018 to provide a safe harbor in the M&A context.

2. Pre and post-acquisition compliance work must be equally robust.

3. If you find misconduct, report and remediate. See less -

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