In June 2020, the Department of Justice (DOJ) updated its guidance for evaluating compliance programs. The new guidance is centered on three fundamental questions, with specific updates to effectiveness:
And it also adopts a more practical approach that takes into account a company’s individual, real-world business circumstances. It’s especially relevant right now, as companies navigate the human, economic and operational fallout of a global pandemic—with constrained resources, overstretched compliance teams, and employees struggling to maintain continuity working from their homes.
Every day, we are talking to companies and leaders just like you to understand the updated guidance and what it means to your people, your programs, your technology - and to your brand and reputation.
Revised guidance issued by the DOJ aims to sharpen prosecutors’ understanding of what works — and what doesn’t — when evaluating a company’s compliance program design, effectiveness, and application. Interested in what this could mean for your company?