Does Your Organization Pass Muster? Check out the New Corporate Compliance Guidance from the DOJ


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May 1, 2019


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The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently issued a document entitled “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs,” providing guidance to federal prosecutors on how to evaluate a corporation’s compliance program “for purposes of determining the appropriate (1) form of any resolution or prosecution; (2) monetary penalty, if any; and (3) compliance obligations contained in any corporate criminal resolution (e.g., monitorship or reporting obligations).” Essentially, the strength of a compliance program may serve to decrease or increase potential sanctions and disciplinary measures sought by the DOJ should your organization ever be prosecuted for a violation of law.

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