Sullivan & Cromwell Discusses New DOJ Policies for Prosecuting Corporate Crime

On March 2 and 3, 2023, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco and Assistant Attorney General Kenneth Polite gave speeches announcing new and amended Department of Justice policies and guidance for prosecuting corporate crime. Both sets of remarks—which built on earlier speeches in October 2021 and September 2022—expanded and clarified the Department’s positions with respect to four key areas of criminal corporate enforcement: (1) voluntary self-disclosure; (2) compliance-related compensation incentives; (3) employees’ use of messaging platforms and personal devices; and (4) corporate monitorships. These remarks offer guidance for companies seeking to meet the Department’s revised and expanded expectations pursuant to the … Read more