DOJ Compliance Counsel Quits, Cites Administration Ethics

Law360, New York (July 3, 2017, 4:06 PM EDT) -- An attorney who shaped the U.S. Department of Justice's recent positions on corporate compliance efforts recently quit, saying she could not work for an administration allegedly involved in conduct she "would not tolerate seeing in a company."

Former DOJ compliance counsel Hui Chen said in June 25 post on LinkedIn that it felt hypocritical to demand compliance from companies on behalf of the government while President Donald Trump stood accused of foreign collusion, conflicts of interest and firing officials for raising questions, among other things.

"Trying to hold companies to standards that our current administration is not living up to was...

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