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Still Business-Friendly Times – DOJ Limits the Use of Agency Guidance Documents in Civil Enforcement

01/10/2019

Seyfarth Synopsis: In another business-friendly move, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently updated its Justice Manual to clarify that it “should not treat a party’s noncompliance with a guidance document as itself a violation of applicable statutes or regulations [or to] establish a violation by reference to statutes and regulations.”

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