Jenner & Block

Client Advisory: Two Significant Developments Concerning White Collar Criminal Investigations: Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Indictment of Former KPMG Employees, and DOJ Revises Charging Guidelines

In this client advisory, Robert R. Stauffer and Andrew Weissmann discuss two developments that promise to shape the next stage in the debate over how prosecutors interact with defendants and their counsel in white collar criminal investigations: 1) The Second Circuit’s affirmance of the dismissal of charges against former KPMG employees, and 2) DOJ modifying its Guidelines for investigating and prosecuting corporate crimes.