Cadwalader’s Anne Tompkins Interviews Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates

March 10, 2016

Cadwalader’s Anne Tompkins interviewed Deputy Attorney General of the United States Sally Yates regarding her recent policy announcement on individual liability in corporate cases at the 30th annual ABA National Institute on White Collar Crime in San Diego March 2-4, 2016. To see a recording of the interview, please click here.

Tompkins, a former United States Attorney and colleague of the Deputy Attorney General, had the unique opportunity to conduct the conference’s keynote interview regarding the Department of Justice’s enforcement policy, “Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing,” also known as the “Yates Memo.”

Cadwalader's White Collar Defense & Investigations practice helped organize and spoke at the conference, including Ray Banoun, Jodi Avergun, Peter Clark and Tompkins who discussed the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, health care fraud and anti-money laundering, among other topics. Joseph Jay and Kendra Wharton were members of the Planning Committee.

Banoun founded and chairs the conference, which is one of the largest annual white collar conferences in the world and regularly attracts more than 1,200 attendees. In honor of the conference’s 30th anniversary, the American Bar Association recognized Banoun’s leadership of and significant contribution to the Institute since its inception by creating and funding a scholarship in his name.

Cadwalader’s White Collar Defense and Investigations practice comprises nationally and internationally recognized leaders in the field, many of whom held senior positions at the United States Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission, and in United States Attorney’s Offices. The team is supported by more than 20 counsel and associates, several of whom clerked for distinguished federal trial and appellate judges.