Ending Too Big to Jail Act

April 4, 2019, 12:42 p.m. | bgarrett

This week Sen. Elizabeth Warren re-introduced an “Ending Too Big to Jail Act” . Portions of the legislation deal with new resources for corporate criminal investigations at the Department of Justice. For a discussion of the legislation, and my comments on the need for resources to bring highly complex corporate investigations, see this story at Vox. That coverage discusses examples concerning settlements wit ...

Beyond Hard Time

March 19, 2019, 12:41 p.m. | bgarrett

Read more here, for an op-ed in The New Republic on what the disparate reactions to Manafort’s sentence and California’s death penalty ban reveal about our criminal justice system: For many years, the justice system has allowed serious corporate corruption to go unpunished, banks to be prosecuted repeatedly for the same crimes, and corporations and executives to get deferred prosecutions and below-the-guideline sentencing. This system of pronounced judicial leniency has created a punishment model for man ...

New Entries to the Registry

Jan. 8, 2019, 12:40 p.m. | None

Declinations: Guralp Systems Limited (2018-08-20) Insurance Corporation of Barbados Limited (2018-08-23) Polycom, Inc. (2018-12-20) Plea Agreements: Carlisle HMA, LLC (2018-11-01) Presmer, LLC (2018-05-31) Shoreline Foundation, Inc. (2018-10-26) ...

Duke/UVA Registry Data in the N.Y.Times

Jan. 4, 2019, 12:40 p.m. | bgarrett

Read more here about how the New York Times calculated enforcement numbers during the first twenty months of the Trump Administration. They explain: “The Times asked the Legal Data Lab at the University of Virginia School of Law and Duke Law School, which maintains a registry of corporate criminal prosecutions, to analyze all such cases filed in the first 20 months of the Trump administration and compare them with those filed in the first and last 20 months of the O ...

New Entries to the Registry

Jan. 9, 2018, 12:39 p.m. | None

The Corporate Prosecution Registry has been updated with the following new entries/agreements (added Jan. 9, 2018): Deferred Prosecution Georgeson, LLC (2017-11-30) Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd. (2017-12-22) Non-Prosecution Manafort Brothers, Inc. (2014-04-07) Netcracker Technology Corp. (2017-12-06) RBS Securities (2017-10-25) Plea Allied Refrigeration (2013-05-16) AOC-DME (2017-04-11) Beam Brothers Holding Corp., LLC (2017-12-11) Beam Brothers Trucking Co. (2017-12-11) Fraticelli Trucking Company, Inc. (2017-07-12) George ...


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