Criminal Prosecution of In-house Counsel

by Editors on March 4, 2015


If the only thing you associate with handcuffs is Fifty Shades of Grey, you might want to have an extra cup of coffee and read this recent piece at CorpCounsel:

“The government has become increasingly aggressive in pursuing criminal claims not only against corporations, but also against in-house counsel and compliance personnel, for conduct once treated almost exclusively as civil.  This trend creates situations in which a judgment call on the part of an in-house attorney or compliance officer could create real and dire personal consequences.”

Read: Criminal Prosecution of In-house Counsel and Compliance at CorpCounsel (reg. req.)

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