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‘Collateral Consequences’ Not a Factor in World Bank Sanctions, Official Says

Just Anti-Corruption

07 Jul 2015

James Koukios, former Senior Deputy Chief of the Department of Justice Criminal Division Fraud Section and partner in the firm’s Securities Litigation, Enforcement & White-Collar Defense Practice Group, was quoted while participating at an American Bar Association panel on “The Rising Influence of Multilateral Development Banks in the Fight Against Corruption.” Mr. Koukios said that the World Bank’s approach to debarment differs greatly from the U.S. Department of Justice guidelines which require prosecutors to take collateral consequences into account when recommending an enforcement action.

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