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U.S. Justice Department mulls limits on overlapping corporate penalties

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By Sarah N. LynchWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is exploring ways to prevent multiple law enforcement agencies from slapping companies with corporate penalties over the same underlying misconduct, a senior official said on Wednesday."Repeated punishment for the same conduct has the potential to undermine the spirit of fair play and the rule of law," Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the department's No. 2 official, said in prepared remarks to a New York conference held by The Clearing House banking trade group."This is why the department is committed to making a ...

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First Published: Thu, November 09 2017. 05:10 IST