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DOJ Shines New Light On Environmental Criminal Prosecutions
A section within the ENRD, the Environmental Crimes Section houses a unit of 43 specialized attorneys tasked with prosecuting individuals and corporations that have violated environmental criminal statutes.
United States
14 Jul 2016
Regulatory And Enforcement Round Up: A Record CFTC Whistleblower Award And Some Key DOJ/SEC FCPA Instructions For Companies
In a press release issued on April 4, 2016, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that it paid a $10 million award to a whistleblower for original information that led to a major enforcement action by the CFTC.
United States
5 Jul 2016
New DOJ FCPA Pilot Program Outlines Steps For Full Corporate Cooperation Credit For Companies
Companies should pay attention to the Weissmann Memo because the DOJ is increasing its FCPA unit by 50%, and the FBI now has three new squads with special agents devoted to FCPA investigations and prosecutions.
United States
18 Apr 2016
New DOJ Policy Targets Individuals (Not Just Companies) For Alleged Violations Of Environmental Law
The USAM revisions add a number of policies that strengthen DOJ's pursuit of individuals for alleged corporate wrongdoing.
United States
13 Dec 2015
Revisions To United States Attorney Manual Underscore DOJ's New Push For Individual Accountability
The Department of Justice is making it abundantly clear that companies must provide complete information about an individual's involvement in wrongdoing...
United States
25 Nov 2015
That's A Lot Of Pineapples — Delaware Court Of Chancery Holds Dole Executives Personally Liable For $148 Million In Damages From Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty And Fraud In Going-Private Transaction: Lessons For Deal Lawyers
In In re Dole Food Co., Inc. Stockholder Litigation, the Delaware Court of Chancery held two directors of Dole Food Company, one of whom was Dole's controlling stockholder, jointly and severally liable for $148 million in damages in connection with a going-private transaction by the controlling stockholder.
United States
24 Sep 2015
DOJ Invigorates Push For "Individual Accountability" In Corporate Investigations
In what amounts to a significant change of emphasis for corporate criminal and civil investigations, the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") has announced important new investigation and prosecution policies...
United States
21 Sep 2015
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