New Policy to Incentivize Corporate Compliance

  • Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim announced the Antitrust Division’s new policy for incentivizing antitrust compliance.
  • For the first time, the Division will consider compliance at the charging stage in criminal antitrust investigations, a change that is reflected in the Justice Manual.
  • The Division also announced revisions to its Manual and published a document to guide prosecutors’ evaluation of corporate compliance programs at the charging and sentencing stage.
  • With the release, they published a new document, “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs in Criminal Antitrust Investigations”.
  • The guidance document focuses on evaluating compliance programs in the context of criminal violations of the Sherman Act

Read more in the Department of Justice News Release.