What Is A Deferred Prosecution Agreement Doj

The Office of the Comptroller General (“UGC”) and the Office of the Legal Counsel of the Federal Government (“AGU”) of Brazil have the authority to enter into leniency agreements with companies to resolve civil liability under the Clean Enterprise Law. [373] To qualify for a leniency agreement, similar to NPAs in the United States, companies must admit responsibility. stop participating in illegal behaviour and cooperate effectively with investigations and administrative proceedings. [374] Companies setting up a leniency agreement must implement a compliance program, be subject to an external audit, and pay applicable fines and damages. [375] The agreement covers the same conduct that underlies the comprehensive settlement between Braskem and the Brazilian Federal Prosecutor`s Office, the DOJ, the SEC, and the Swiss Attorney General`s Office in December 2016. [376] [218] Press release, U.S. Non-prosecution agreement Siehe, Criminal investigation bank Hapoalim B.M. und Hapoalim (Suisse) SA (30. April 2020), www.justice.gov/opa/press-release/file/1272446/download [nachfolgend “BHBM und BHS NPA”]. . . .