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Board of Directors

Over-Criminalization and its Effects on Corporate America, Part I

There’s no shortage of corporations in recent years that have committed abhorrent crimes and deserve whatever punishment they’ve gotten. If a company maliciously defrauds investors and clients (look no further than Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC), or deliberately lies about the dangers of its products (raise your hand, Takata and Volkswagen Group!), then crocodile tears need not be shed about the censure it receives.

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Courts Favor Crime Coverage of Email Hacks – For Now

In this #ThrowbackThursday piece from Barnes & Thornburg, the courts weigh in on whether crime insurance policies should cover losses due to business email compromises – and insurance companies move to adapt.

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Department of Justice (DOJ)

DOJ Policy Shift Returns Discretion to Prosecutors

Christina Egan and Brandon Santos, partners with McGuireWoods, discuss the Department of Justice’s recent changes to the Yates memo, and what the updated policy means for companies under investigation for corporate wrongdoing.

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