How to Improve Corporate Compliance with the Law

Corporations have been making news recently with repeated violations of the law. In some cases, such as financial services, the violations have occurred across large segments of an industry. Enforcement officials have imposed billions of dollars in sanctions against all the major U.S. financial institutions and many foreign ones as well. The large sanctions are the result of findings of recurring violations of law as well as recidivism.[1] Why have regulatory standards and enforcement policies led to repeated violations? Will the recent billion dollar sanctions deter future wrongdoing?  In my recent article, Corporate Wrongdoing: Interactions of Legal Mandates and Read more