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Holder rejects criticisms of waivers for banks that plead guilty

By Adam Dobrik

07 July 2015

Holder rejects criticisms of waivers for banks that plead guilty

Former US attorney general Eric Holder says it is “wrong-headed” to think that guilty pleas have become meaningless just because banks can avoid some of the more serious implications of a prosecution, such as debarment.