On March 1, 2023, the White House announced the National Cybersecurity Strategy, a coordinated strategy to secure data with a focus on increasing cybersecurity for every company and individual within our great country. The strategy revolves around five pillars intended to build “enduring collaboration between stakeholders across our digital ecosystem” to ensure “that the underlying
Daniel Fortune represents clients in matters involving cybersecurity, white collar defense, government enforcement actions, and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining Bradley, Daniel served as the lead cybersecurity attorney at a litigation boutique, and as a state prosecutor and federal prosecutor litigating matters involving computer forensics, white collar crime, and government investigations. As the Deputy Chief Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division, he supervised major cybercrime, white collar fraud, public corruption, asset forfeiture, and national security matters. He also served as the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Coordinator with top-secret security clearance, working on matters involving cleared defense contractors.
Compensation Incentives and Clawback Provisions: DOJ Launches Pilot Program to Encourage Corporate Compliance Programs
On March 3, the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice announced a two-part pilot program to encourage corporations to implement compliance programs with provisions for employee compensation incentives and clawbacks designed to prevent corporate crime. Last week, at the American Bar Association’s 38th Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime, Deputy Attorney General…
New DOJ Policy Provides Greater Predictability for Voluntary Disclosure of Misconduct
On February 22, 2023 the Department of Justice (DOJ) released a new policy governing self-disclosure of corporate criminal wrongdoing to United States Attorney’s Offices (USAOs). The policy entitled “United States Attorney’s Office Voluntary Self-Disclosure Policy” (the “VSD Policy”) is the latest guidance from the department designed to encourage businesses to report and remediate…