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White Collar Crime

27 May 2019
David Bastian Court expresses concern with government's outsourcing of corporate internal investigations

USA - Hogan Lovells

A court has expressed concern with the government's "routine outsourcing" of investigations to the targets of those investigations seeking cooperation credit. The court noted the corporate target's "uniquely coercive position" over its employees, who may also be potential targets of the investigation. The decision may profoundly affect the structure and scope of cooperation agreements between the government and the corporate targets of criminal investigations.

Authors: David Bastian, Maria R Durant, Peter S Spivack
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