The subject of corporate leniency as a tool for combating criminal conduct seems to be top of mind for federal prosecutors. In the last few months, the Deputy Attorney General, Lisa Monaco, and senior enforcers in the Criminal Division, Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Polite, Jr. and Deputy Assistant Attorney General Lisa H. Miller, have announced and reinforced the Division’s commitment to its new Corporate Enforcement Policy, which rewards timely self-reporting and other forms of “extraordinary” cooperation in the form of declinations and deferred prosecution agreements.[i]Continue Reading Recent Antitrust Leniency Program Revisions Examined in ABA’s 2023 Edition of the Antitrust Cartel Leniency and Sentencing Handbook
Earlier this month, on the eve of the ABA Antitrust Spring Meeting, the Department of Justice Antitrust Division rolled out significant updates to its Leniency Program, most readily discernible through an augmented, plain-language set of 82 Frequently Asked Questions, as well as the Division’s updated Leniency Policies and Procedures and Model Corporate Conditional Leniency Letter.
Continue Reading Updates to DOJ Leniency Policy Further Complicate Decisions to Seek Antitrust Immunity; Some Suggestions from the Field