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  • Department of Justice Guidance on Companies’ Claim of Inability to Pay Criminal Fines

    The Department of Justice Criminal Division has clarified its policy on the Department’s assessment of a company’s claim that it cannot afford to pay a criminal fine in a memorandum issued on October 8, 2019.  Criminal Division department head Brian Benczkowski had previewed the memorandum during a speech in September. While the DOJ already permitted...… Continue Reading
    October 17, 2019