Hui Chen is the former Compliance Counsel Expert at the Fraud Section in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice. She currently works as a freelance ethics and compliance speaker, consultant, and writer. She can be reached at

Corporate Accountability Through Compliance

Following a decade of deregulation, defense industry procurement scandals, and savings and loan crisis, corporate malfeasance captured the attention of the American public in the early 1990s. In response to these scandals and increasing prosecution of corporations, the US Sentencing Commission enacted federal sentencing guidelines for organizations in November 1991. The guidelines articulated that an […]