Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) unveiled new guidance to federal prosecutors about bringing criminal cases against individuals in instances of corporate wrongdoing. The memo states that if a corporation wishes to resolve its own criminal charges and receive any credit for cooperation, it must provide the DOJ with all relevant facts relating to the individuals responsible for the misconduct. “One of the most effective ways to combat corporate misconduct is by seeking accountability from the individuals who perpetuated the wrongdoing,” wrote Sally Q. Yates, the deputy attorney general, in the memo on new guidelines. Lees verder:
- Justice Department Sets Sights on Wall Street Executives, The New York Times
- Corporate prosecutions: Individual liability is essential, Transparency International
Bekijk hier de nieuwe Justice Dept. Guidelines.