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The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives

Autor: Eisinger, Jesse

Editorial: Simon & Schuster

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The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives : Why were no bankers put in prison after the financial crisis of 2008? Why do CEOs seem to commit wrongdoing with impunity? The problem goes beyond banks deemed “Too Big to Fail” to almost every large corporation in America - to pharmaceutical companies and auto manufacturers and beyond. The Chickenshit Club - an inside reference to prosecutors too scared of failure and too daunted by legal impediments to do their jobs - explains why.

Jesse Eisigner begins the story in the 1970s, when the government pioneered the notion that top corporate executives, not just seedy crooks, could commit heinous crimes and go to prison. He brings us to trading desks on Wall Street, to corporate boardrooms and the offices of prosecutors and FBI agents. These revealing looks provide context for the evolution of the Justice Department's approach to pursuing corporate criminals through the early 2000s and into the Justice Department of today, including the prosecutorial fiascos, corporate lobbying, trial losses, and culture shifts that have stripped the government of the will and ability to prosecute top corporate executives.


Categoría   Sub-Categoría
Negocios y Economia   Business Ethics
Negocios y Economia   Business Law
Ciencias Políticas   Public Policy

ISBN 13:9781501121364
ISBN 10:1501121367
Formato:Tapa Dura
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:377
Tamaño:9.37" l x 6.33" w x 1.17" h
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