CORPORATE EXECUTIVES IN THE CROSS-HAIRS: U.S Department of Justice Amps Up Quest for Individual Accountability for Corporate Misdeeds

By Ellen Torregrossa-O'Connor |   Sep. 22, 2015

This month, the United States Department of Justice issued an unambiguous directive to its army of white-collar prosecutors – hold individuals accountable. By publishing its “new” internal policies to the New York Times, it appears that the Justice Department is taking aim to shift increasing public perception that the government spares corporate executives regardless of the carnage left in the wake of their wrongdoing. Although many of the memo’s directives simply provide a re-boot of existing policies, some new measures are specifically designed to prevent culpable individuals from escaping the consequences of their corporate misconduct.

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