US DoJ Memos May Hint At Enforcement Stepdown
The US Department of Justice has ordered its attorneys to ask for the dismissal of more whistleblower cases, and to avoid basing civil enforcement actions solely on guidance documents. Both could lead to fewer enforcement actions against device manufacturers.
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