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This massive settlement illustrates the depth of issues a business can face when it allows discrimination and harassment to exist in its organization.
New DOJ Antitrust Guidelines on Corporate Compliance Programs For many, “And the Beat Goes On” awakens memories of Sonny & Cher’s anthem to changing times. Perhaps not surprisingly, the words are just as applicable to business ethics—change keeps on coming. This month, the US Department of Justice continued its push for change […]
New DOJ Antitrust Guidelines on Corporate Compliance Programs On homage to Sonny & Cher’s anthem to continuing change, let’s look at some new and some updated expectations in the new DOJ Antitrust Division’s July release of its Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs in Criminal Antitrust Investigations. The Antitrust compliance guidelines reinforce the DOJ’s updated guidelines […]
Two prior blogs have addressed the recently updated 2019 Department of Justice Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Program criteria. Department prosecutors use these criteria to assess an organization’s commitment to implementing and operating a compliance program when an organization comes before the Department, principally facing prosecution. Among the chief factors that these criteria focus on […]
The recent active shooter event on May 31 in Virginia Beach hit home for me. That’s my hometown. Two of the twelve victims attended the same high school as me at the same time—I had been friends with one. We regularly now hear about active shooters—in schools, in churches, at shopping malls, in the workplace. […]
The newly updated 2019 DOJ Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs criteria offer some valuable advances to how prosecutors should look at an organization’s compliance efforts. First, it warrants noting that these updated criteria were issued by the DOJ’s Criminal Division; the 2017 criteria were issued by the Fraud Division, which is just one part […]
On April 30, the US Department of Justice updated its Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs, guidance that it provides to federal prosecutors for their use to assess an organization’s efforts to implement and maintain effective compliance management. • What are the changes to these evaluation criteria? • Further, what’s the significance of this guidance in […]