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    1. Why the Board of Directors Need an Investigation Protocol

      Why the Board of Directors Need an Investigation Protocol

      Many companies have an investigation protocol in place when a potential compliance or other legal issue arises. However, many Boards of Directors do not have the same rigor when it comes to an investigation, which should be conducted or led by the Board itself. The consequences of this lack of foresight can be problematic, because if a Board does not get an investigation which it handles right, the consequences to the company, its reputation and value can all be quite severe.

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    2. OIG Guidance for Boards Regarding Compliance

      OIG Guidance for Boards Regarding Compliance

      The Office of Inspector General (OIG) white paper, “ Practical Guidance for Health Care Governing Boards on Compliance Oversight ” (OIG Guidance), provides an excellent road map for thinking about how to structure a Compliance Committee for your Board and a Board’s obligations. As an introduction, the OIG Guidance states that a Board must act in good faith around its obligations regarding compliance...

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    3. Rethinking Stakeholder Engagement for the New Millennium

      Rethinking Stakeholder Engagement for the New Millennium

      What does stakeholder engagement mean in the 21 st century? How has the topic gained such traction over the past few years? What is the role of the compliance professional in stakeholder engagement? How does increased stakeholder engagement help to make companies stronger, more efficient and, most critically, more profitable?..

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    4. Activist Shareholder, the CCO and Compliance

      Activist Shareholder, the CCO and Compliance

      It certainly is one thing for a company to make changes in their compliance program based upon ongoing monitoring, evolving best practices or remediation during an investigation. However, Boards of Directors, Chief Compliance Officers (CCOs) and compliance programs may now face a new source of dynamic tension in the form of activist shareholders...

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