Corporate Crime in the Age of Trump

The president’s pledge to do a “big number” on Dodd-Frank legislation won’t open the door to more financial chicanery. That door was never closed, says an expert on multinational corporate crime.

Volkswagen To Admit Guilt in Emissions Case, Pay $4.3B

The plea would resolve a federal criminal investigation into the company’s cheating on vehicle emissions tests. The plea and the arrest of a Volkswagen executive on conspiracy charges buck a pattern of companies paying their way out of criminal accusations. While companies often face large fines for wrongdoing, it is less common for them to admit to lawbreaking.