Entries in Yates Memo (20)
Employees at Wells Fargo opened about two million deposit and credit card accounts that customers didn't authorize. Why? To earn incentive compensation for new accounts.
When It Absolutely, Positively Has to Be Indicted Overnight: How to Prevent Future Debacles Like the FedEx Prosecution
Against the backdrop of years of unprecedented monetary penalties imposed through DOJ civil settlements and deferred prosecution agreements with financial institutions embroiled in the 2008 financial meltdown, the DOJ came under withering criticism for perceptibly treating scrutinized corporations simply as cash cows rather than addressing the actual criminal conduct of the corporations and their executives.
As reported by the FCPA Blog Tuesday, the SEC and DOJ entered into parallel resolutions with Analogic Corporation and Analogic's wholly-owned Danish subsidiary BK Medical ApS in connection with violations of the books and records and accounting controls provisions of the FCPA.
Career prosecutor and current Deputy AG Sally Yates authored one the most important DOJ policy papers in decades -- the Yates Memo, also known as the DOJ's Individual Accountability Policy.
Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates spoke Tuesday to the New York City Bar Association White Collar Crime Conference. Her topic? That's right. The Yates Memo, more formally known as the DOJ's Individual Accountability Policy.
Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell announced a one-year pilot program Tuesday intended to encourage companies to self report FCPA offenses and cooperate with the Justice Department.
The American Bar Association's 2016 Section of Litigation Annual Conference happens on April 13 - 16 in Chicago. One event during the conference will be a panel discussion called A Price on their Heads: The DOJ’s Yates Memo and the Future of Corporate Investigations.
Heads up: The six-month anniversary in your new position will arrive in a flash.