US DoJ ADDS NEW DETAIL TO COMPLIANCE EVALUATION GUIDANCE

On 1 June, the Wall Street Journal reported that the revisions resulted in part by feedback from the business and compliance communities.  It is said that the guidance is written as a series of questions that prosecutors can ask companies about their compliance programmes during criminal investigations and serves as an informal set of standards that companies can use when designing compliance programmes.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/justice-department-adds-new-detail-to-compliance-evaluation-guidance-11591052949

The guidance is at –

https://www.justice.gov/criminal-fraud/page/file/937501/download

An analysis is also available at –

https://fcpablog.com/2020/06/02/heres-every-change-the-doj-made-monday-to-its-corporate-compliance-program-evaluation-guidance/

 

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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