Armstrong Teasdale, Lex Mundi member firm for USA, Missouri and Houthoff, Lex Mundi member firm for the Netherlands, contributed to the January/February 2019 issue of the ACC Docket titled: Listen to What the DOJ is Telling You: Principles of Federal Prosecution of Business Organizations.
Cristian Stevens, Partner at Armstrong Teasdale, examined the Principles of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and how it sends clear messages about how it investigates and prosecutes corporations. By being informed of the DOJ’s Principles and taking proactive steps, like implementing a robust compliance program, it may help a corporation avoid criminal liability altogether.
Alexander de Swart heads the Corporate Criminal Law Practice at Houthoff, contributed to the article by giving the perspective of Dutch principles on the prosecution of business organizations and how the phenomenon of monitoring compliance measures has been adopted from the United States.
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