Landmark Early Termination of Pride International’s DPA Suggests That the DOJ May Offer Credit for Remedial Compliance Efforts Following an FCPA Prosecution

In a surprising development, the DOJ agreed last week to end Pride International’s deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) a full year before it was set to expire.  The DOJ’s unusual decision has been viewed as a sign that the Department is willing to seriously consider and weigh a company’s compliance efforts, both before and after an investigation or prosecution.  This article discusses the Criminal Information filed in November 2010 against Pride International, the Pride International DPA, the Government’s Motion to Dismiss the Criminal Information and its Motion to Terminate the Probation.

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