The Governance Implications of the DOJ's Renewed Emphasis on Corporate Fraud

By Michael W. Peregrine


Directorship Magazine

Corporate compliance and individual accountability are never going to be the most popular items on the board’s education agenda, but they are quickly becoming two of the most significant.

With the US Department of Justice’s renewed focus on corporate fraud enforcement and new fiduciary duty interpretations from the Delaware courts, corporate responsibility is back in vogue on boardroom agendas...

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Michael W. Peregrine
Michael W. Peregrine is a partner in the Chicago office of McDermott Will & Emery. His views do not necessarily represent the views of McDermott Will & Emery or its clients. He thanks his partner, Sarah Walters, for her assistance in preparing this article.


This article is from the Spring 2023 issue of Directorship.