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Och-Ziff FCPA case highlights tension in SEC admissions policy

By Roger Hamilton-Martin

18 October 2016

Och-Ziff FCPA case highlights tension in SEC admissions policy The US Securities and Exchange Commission's headquarters in Washington, DC. Flickr/Scott S (CC BY 2.0)

The US Securities and Exchange Commission’s policy of pursuing admissions from defendants in egregious cases is compromised by the threat of parallel criminal charges, lawyers have told Just Anti-Corruption.