There appears to be a bit of a lull in corporate prosecutions lately. The big banner cases tend to involve crypto firms rather than household names. There are a few significant settlements, such as in opioid cases, but we aren’t seeing the massive Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) settlements or other huge fines of years past.
For some, this is a sign that maybe companies are getting better at self-policing. For others, it’s a sign of a less active or effective U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).