The Accountability Message: What DOJ’s Policy Updates on Corporate Crime Mean for Compliance Officers

When Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco recently announced a slate of DOJ corporate enforcement policy changes in a keynote address, the audience was mainly the members of the white collar bar in attendance at the ABA’s 36th National Institute on White Collar Crime. However, her remarks on these policy changes will have a significant impact on another, unnamed audience – compliance officers. To these front-line compliance workers and the companies they seek to protect, Monaco’s message of increased accountability was clear. In a guest article, Audrey L. Harris and Juliet Gunev of Mayer Brown outline what the DOJ is seeing, changing and watching and then offer five ideas on how compliance officers can use the accountability message to empower compliance programs and help both protect and grow stakeholder trust. See “Effective Compliance in the Spotlight: Roles, Reality and Real Life Suggestions” (Nov. 13, 2019).

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