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NACAC Statement Regarding Cooperation with DOJ Inquiry (Jan. 10, 2018)

Statement from the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) regarding its cooperation with an inquiry from the Department of Justice (DOJ).  The DOJ inquiry appears to concern various provisions in NACAC’s Code of Ethics and Professional Practice. DOJ has requested documents from the association and steering committee members, apparently to ascertain whether any provisions in the Code of Ethics amount to an unlawful restraint on trade.  NACAC has indicated that it is “cooperating with the Justice Department and remain confident in the values that underpin SPGP: NACAC’s Code of Ethics and Professional Practice and its mission to serve students and our fellow professionals.”