Op-Ed: The Yates Memo’s Pitfalls

September 16, 2015

McGuireWoods partner and former Deputy U.S. Attorney General George Terwilliger discusses, in a National Law Journal op-ed piece published September 16, a memo recently issued by Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, which states that the Department of Justice’s prosecutors and civil enforcement lawyers must strictly enforce corporate misdeeds. The article further discusses the effects of the “Yates Memo” on corporations, counsel and the DOJ. Alex Brackett, a partner in the firm, contributed to this article.

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