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On April 30, 2019, the US Department of Justice Criminal Division (DOJ) issued new guidance expanding upon the specific considerations that federal prosecutors should take into account when evaluating corporate compliance programs in connection with a government investigation.
Colleges and universities should take steps now to implement a plan in response to the investigation dubbed “Operation Varsity Blues,” in which federal prosecutors charged at least 50 people in an elaborate scheme to gain admission for their children at elite universities.
As a matter of first impression, the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently held that the government’s decision to decline to intervene in a civil False Claims Act suit brought by a private relator does not preclude the government from bringing criminal fraud charges against the same de