DOJ Policies And Trends To Watch In 2018

By Jody Godoy (January 1, 2018, 3:04 PM EST) -- With a new administration in place, practitioners are keeping an eye out for shifts in the U.S. Department of Justice's policies and practices in the corporate criminal enforcement space.

In October, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced he would convene a task force to reexamine a wide range of policies. While the process is expected to take some time, practitioners are anticipating variations on some familiar themes.

Evaluating Compliance Programs

Rosenstein has praised corporate compliance efforts, saying they "promote our primary goal, which is to deter wrongdoing." Rosenstein's recent Foreign Corrupt Practices Act charging policy, which cemented an interim practice, guaranteed...

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