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Recent U.S. Sentencing Guideline Changes of Interest to Corporations, their Directors and Officers

Posted on November 12th, 2010 by David Smith

The United States Sentencing Commission (USSC) recently passed several amendments to the advisory Sentencing Guidelines (effective November 1, 2010), some of which are relevant to the sentencing of organizations.¬† Significantly, the USSC amended the guidelines that define¬† for awarding organizations credit at sentencing based on an effective compliance and ethics program. (more…)