New DOJ Guidance on Corporate Compliance Programs

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Fraud Section recently released new guidance on corporate compliance programs. The new guidance continues the Department’s emphasis on examining the efficacy of corporate compliance programs when assessing corporate criminal liability, and provides a roadmap of the type of questions the DOJ believes companies should be considering.

In this alert, we review the new guidance and provide key takeaways regarding corporate compliance departments, the roles of boards and senior management, training and accountability, and due diligence in M&A processes.

View the alert.