Whistleblowers Past the Graveyard: Ethics & Compliance Best Practices in a Brave New World of Heightened Corporate Scrutiny

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October 12, 2010

Speakers

On Tuesday, October 12, 2010, Glen Amundsen, Chairman and CEO, along with Kristofer Swanson from Navigant Consulting, presented "Whistleblowers Past the Graveyard: Ethics & Compliance Best Practices in a Brave New World of Heightened Corporate Scrutiny" to the Chicago Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC).

Amendments to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations take effect in November 2010. Dodd Frank regulatory reform has seen to it that in addition to moral imperatives there are very significant financial incentives motivating the erstwhile corporate watchdogs in companies. Expansions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the False Claims Act are posing new challenges to keeping companies out of the headlines.

The presentation addressed these challenges and the focused on the following: