As DOJ Sets Sights on Executives, Your Firm Needs Protection

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The Department of Justice is stepping up its efforts to prosecute individual company executives, which could see more directors and officers facing jail time and individual financial penalties. The department issued a memo (obtained by the New York Times) to its prosecutors outlining best practices and recommending that allegedly responsible individuals should be the focus of investigations at the outset, and that they only consider a company to have cooperated in an investigation if it turns over information about the actions of individuals at the firm. This type of prosecution can cost the executives involved and the company hundreds of…
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