DOJ Reinstates and Augments Prior Corporate Criminal Enforcement Policies

On October 28, 2021, Deputy United States Attorney General Lisa Monaco issued a memorandum marking the first major announcement on corporate criminal enforcement from the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) under the Biden Administration (“Monaco Memo”). Most notably, this memorandum: (1) reinstates the Individual Accountability Policy originally announced in the Yates Memo and (2) guides prosecutors to look at all prior misconduct, not just those instances similar to the misconduct at issue in the present investigation.

To read the full text of this post by Duane Morris attorneys Rick Ball, Eric Breslin and Brittany Pagnotta, please visit the Duane Morris White-Collar Criminal Law Blog.