With Palmina Fava, Tara Giunta
A year in the making and on the eve of a major FCPA conference, on November 14, 2012 the Department of Justice ("DOJ") and the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") issued a joint publication called the Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("Guide") which outlines the government’s interpretation of the law, provides insight into the government’s enforcement priorities, and provides a tangible and concrete understanding of how the government exercises its discretion