In addition, Heritage`s monetary obligations under this agreement will be fully fulfilled if: (i) the United States provides the compensatory amount of three hundred and sixty thousand dollars ($360,000) within one year of the date of the communication; or (ii) pays the United States the amount of compensation of three hundred and eighty thousand dollars ($380,000) plus one year of interest of USD 14,880 within two years of the date of execution of the note. “The policy of the Department of Justice is that in all civil cases in which the Department represents the interests of the United States or its agencies, the Department of Justice does not enter into definitive transaction agreements or approval orders that are subject to confidentiality rules, do not comply with or consent in the waterproofing of these documents.” 28 C.F.R. 50.23. While there may be “rare” exceptions to this policy, which can only be invoked by some departmental officials, or id., civil comparisons are generally subject to the principles of openness in judicial proceedings. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (Novartis) recently entered into a civil settlement agreement with the Department of Justice (DOJ) to clarify the accusations that the company… plus On or before the date of the date SPS signs this transaction agreement, SPS will pay the balance of the principal compensation amount ($1,250,000) with interest on this amount of 3.25% calculated from the date spS signs this transaction agreement until the date of full payment. The balance of the payments and interest are paid by SPS in two equal sums by bank transfer or cheque. The Department of Justice adheres to the general principles of the settlement of civil law disputes in the areas of transparency, tax neutrality, press releases, etc. This directive provides only internal guidance and does not create enforceable rights by law or other means. The DOJ elements may adopt more specific guidelines that are in line with this directive and are subject to this directive. (a) The policy of the Department of Justice is that in all civil cases in which the Department represents the interests of the United States or its agencies, the Department of Justice does not enter into final transaction agreements or approval orders that are subject to confidentiality rules, does not seek or accept the waterproofing of those documents. This policy stems from the principle of openness within government and is consistent with the department`s policy of openness in court proceedings (cf. 28 CFR 50.9) and the Freedom of Information Act (see Memorandum for Heads of Departments and Agencies from the Attorney General Re: The Freedom of Information Act (Oct.