The CFPB, DOJ, and Hudson City Savings Bank, F.S.B. (“Hudson City”) recently entered into the largest residential mortgage redlining settlement in DOJ history.
When the U.S. Department of Justice recently announced a renewed emphasis on the prosecution of individual directors and officers in instances of corporate misconduct, it raised the possibility that in the future we could see increased numbers of corporate officials prosecuted and convicted for actions they took as representatives of their company.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced today that it filed a lawsuit against the Gates-Chili Central School District in New York because it refused to have its teachers help a kindergarten student with epilepsy and other disabilities manage her service dog.
CFPB Brings Long-Anticipated First Redlining Enforcement Action – New Approach to Redlining Analysis is Put into Action
On September 24, 2015, the CFPB and DOJ announced a joint action against Hudson City Savings Bank for allegedly discriminatory redlining practices from 2009 through 2013 in certain neighborhoods in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania in violation of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and the Fair Housing Act.
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued new policies Sept. 9.
On September 9, 2015, the Deputy Attorney General (DAG), Sally Quillian Yates, issued a memo to senior leadership at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) entitled “Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing.”
This month, the United States Department of Justice issued an unambiguous directive to its army of white-collar prosecutors – hold individuals accountable.
In 2011, the National Gang Intelligence Center—part of the FBI—included fans of the band “Insane Clown Posse,” also known as “Juggalos,” in its report on gang activity, describing Juggalos as a “hybrid gang” and claiming that “Juggalo subsets exhibit gang-like behavior and engage in criminal activity and violence.”
The US Department of Justice has issued a memorandum to all of its prosecuting Divisions, directing changes to the principles applied by DOJ in prosecuting civilly or criminally individuals who engage in corporate misconduct.
On Wednesday September 9, 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ” or the “Department”) issued a memorandum entitled “Individual Accountability For Corporate Wrongdoing” (the “Memo”) outlining specific policy measures intended to empower U.S. prosecutors further in their pursuit of individuals alleged to be involved in corporate wrongdoing.