New US DOJ policy to encourage disclosure of export control & sanctions violations

The US Department of Justice has issued a revised policy for business organisations to encourage voluntary self-disclosure of all potential export control and sanctions violations: the “VSD Policy”. It became effective on 13 December 2019. Press release here, and further information here. The key changes are: Where companies are cooperative, and disclosure is voluntary, timely, and remediate, there will be …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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