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DOJ publishes new FCPA opinion after long hiatus

By Clara Hudson

17 August 2020

DOJ publishes new FCPA opinion after long hiatus Credit: istockphoto.com/krblokhin

The Justice Department has released its first response to a company question about FCPA enforcement policy in six years. “It will be interesting to see if the recent opinion release will lead to a broader resurgence in the use of the opinion procedure,” said one ex-prosecutor.