Belt and Suspenders? DOJ Adds New Certification Requirements to Corporate Plea Agreements
July 6, 2022 | New York Law Journal
For years, the Department of Justice has encouraged companies to establish and maintain robust compliance programs. Now the government has taken a significant additional step: it has required senior executives, as part of a corporate guilty plea, to certify that a company has met its compliance obligations under a plea agreement. In our latest article for the New York Law Journal, “Belt and Suspenders? DOJ Adds New Certification Requirements to Corporate Plea Agreements,” we discuss the background of the new certification requirement and its implications for senior executives.