Department of Justice Announces Important Revisions to the Yates Memo


Posted on December 12, 2018, by Peter Baldwin and Antonio M. Pozos in Cooperation, Corporate Disclosures, DOJ, Self-Reporting. Comments Off on Department of Justice Announces Important Revisions to the Yates Memo

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein recently announced significant changes to the Department of Justice’s corporate enforcement policy regarding individual accountability, previously announced in the 2015 Yates Memo. The revised policy no longer requires companies who are the target of DOJ investigations to identify all parties involved in potential misconduct before they can be eligible to receive any cooperation credit. This alert examines the updated policy, which should provide companies with greater flexibility in conducting investigations and negotiating dispositions with DOJ in both criminal and civil cases.

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