Federal guidelines may make it easier to hold high level executives accountable for corporate misconduct

Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Oct. 19, 2015, to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015. Yates told the committee that the bill is "a good step" toward striking a balance in sentencing such offenders. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

The Yates Memo, named after Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, pictured here arriving on Capitol Hill in Washington in October to testify before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, requires corpor…

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