Corporate Crime Posts

DOJ Promises Fairness to Companies That Self-Report Corporate Crimes

DOJ’s Brian Benczkowski Pledges “Fair Shake” for Cooperating Companies: (“Companies that come forward to report misconduct to the government should know they will receive a “fair shake” from the U.S. Justice Department, the head of the criminal division said Friday, making the case for voluntary disclosure of corporate misdeeds. * * * ‘Aggravating factors like high-level executive involvement in the misconduct will not necessarily preclude a declination’ . . . Benczkowski, who leads the Justice Department’s criminal division, said at a white-collar conference in New Orleans.”