Signed into law on May 11, 2016 by President Obama, the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) has been called the “most significant expansion” of federal intellectual property law in 70 years, and has set off a firestorm of articles on the topic. The DTSA ostensibly was created to establish a uniform national
Watch Out C-Suite: the DOJ Has Laid Out a Plan to Increase Actions Against Individuals in Corporate Wrongdoing Cases.
By Maria Danaher on
Posted in Corporate Investigations, Whistle blowers
In recent years, there has been a continuing emphasis by the Department of Justice (DOJ) on investigations of corporate wrongdoing, including an increase in the investigation and finding of individual liability for that wrongdoing. This emphasis recently was documented in something now being referred to as the “Yates Memorandum.”