When then-Deputy US Attorney General Sally Yates issued a memorandum in 2015 instructing Department of Justice staff to prioritize the criminal prosecution of individuals in corporate misconduct investigations, observers viewed it as a sharp turn from prior DOJ enforcement priorities. Corporations would no longer be permitted to settle prosecutions unless they cooperated in the criminal … Continue reading “The DOJ’s Evolving Civil Enforcement Priorities: From the Yates Memo to the Brand Memo and Beyond”