5 Questions About DOJ's Individual Prosecution Push
By Evan Weinberger (September 16, 2015, 4:19 PM EDT) -- Banks and other corporations confronting the U.S. Department of Justice's renewed effort to bring individual prosecutions in corporate crimes face a number of difficult questions, not least of which is just how much they should cooperate before deciding to fight.
However, the policy, which sets out a tougher standard for corporate cooperation and individual accountability in white collar investigations announced by Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates last week, provides a conundrum for prosecutors, who will now be forced to spend more time on each case rather than wrapping up settlements on a more expedited basis.
"In some respects, I think...
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