Jim Dowden Discusses DOJ Updates to Corporate Enforcement Policies
In September, the U.S. Department of Justice unveiled a series of new policies aimed at strengthening the department’s ability to crack down on corporate crime and promote compliance. In an article for Bloomberg Law, litigation & enforcement attorney Jim Dowden discussed the new enforcement priorities.
“Monaco’s announcement and the memorandum make clear that the department is taking concrete steps to accompany the more aggressive prosecutorial stance against corporate crime that it adopted in October 2021,” the authors wrote. The piece outlines the DOJ’s new priorities laid out in the memorandum, “with respect to individual accountability, corporation credits and mitigating factors, evaluating allegations in the contexts of historical misconduct, updated guidelines on compliance monitors, and evaluation of internal corporate compliance programs.”