Steven Dettelbach Talks to Wall Street Journal about FCPA Discount Offer

News / April 13, 2016

Partner Steven Dettelbach is quoted in an article published by The Wall Street Journal on April 6, 2016. The article, “Compliance Gets Boost in FCPA Discount Plan,” discusses the Justice Department’s new program to encourage more foreign corruption disclosures while offering a discount of up to 50 percent for companies that meet a list of detailed cooperation requirements. Dettelbach told the Journal that the main benefit is in the direct calculation companies can make when deciding if they disclose issues involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). “I think that the step forward is that now defense counsel and companies can actually calculate what the upside is,” he said.

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