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Corporate Prosecutions: Individual Liability is Essential

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) unveiled new guidance to federal prosecutors about bringing criminal cases against individuals in instances of corporate wrongdoing. The memo states that if a corporation wishes to resolve its own criminal charges and receive any credit for cooperation, it must provide the DOJ with all relevant facts relating to the individuals responsible for the misconduct. Read More


Co-written by Angela McClellan, Senior Global Advocacy Coordinator at Transparency International Secretariat and editor of Can justice be achieved through settlements?

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