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Department of Justice (DOJ)

DOJ Policy Shift Returns Discretion to Prosecutors

Christina Egan and Brandon Santos, partners with McGuireWoods, discuss the Department of Justice’s recent changes to the Yates memo, and what the updated policy means for companies under investigation for corporate wrongdoing.

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As Countries Coordinate Enforcement, Extend Your Risk Management Reach

Effective enterprise risk management requires an embedded risk-based approach, says AlixPartners’ Meaghan Schmidt.

CCBJ: What are some of the current DOJ and SEC enforcement priorities that general counsel should be aware of, and how are you seeing investigations play out?

Meaghan Schmidt:...

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Antitrust & Competition

Antitrust Risks of Exchanging Information Before the Deal Is Done

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued guidance explaining how parties to a merger or acquisition can reduce antitrust risk when exchanging competitively sensitive information prior to closing.1 The exchange of competitively sensitive information can violate both the Hart...

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