FCPA enforcement officials answered hard questions from the defense bar on hot topics including international coordination of anti-corruption cases, a rising bar for cooperation credit and the availability of declinations during a recent program hosted by Practising Law Institute. The panelists included Kara N. Brockmeyer, Chief of the SEC’s FCPA Unit of the Division of Enforcement; Matthew S. Queler, an Assistant Chief in the Fraud Section of the DOJ’s Criminal Division; and several prominent defense attorneys. A companion article, which will be published in our next issue, will contain the panelists’ advice on forming effective compliance programs. See also “Top FCPA Enforcers Tout Voluntary Disclosure and Warn About International Cooperation; The Defense Bar Responds
” (Dec.3, 2014).