Are you in compliance?

Don't miss out! Sign up today for our weekly newsletters and stay abreast of important GRC-related information and news.


Status message

Start your free, no obligation 5-day trial to continue exploring with full access.

Criminal Division does an about-face on hiring a compliance counsel

Jaclyn Jaeger | October 15, 2018

Department of Justice officials have long touted corporate compliance as an important factor when reviewing an enforcement matter. Thus, it makes more sense for all prosecutors and supervisors—not just one individual—to have a strong understanding of what constitutes an effective approach to compliance.

That was one of the key messages of Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski in remarks given at NYU School of Law’s Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement Conference on Oct. 12. Previously, the Criminal Division tried to address the need for compliance expertise by hiring a compliance counsel, housed in the Fraud Section.

The compliance counsel post was held by Hui Chen, who was retained by the...

Read this single article for $49, or click the subscribe button below to review subscription options.

Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of articles, browse five years of digital magazines, qualify for reduced admission to events, and more.