Despite tough talk last month by new CEO Antony Jenkins about “Five New Values” the bad news just keeps on coming for the embattled firm…
The SEC’s explanation of its so-called “Final Rule,” set forth in nearly 300 pages of complex commentary, is basically “pro whistleblower.”
As we look through the developments of 2012, there is no question of the increasing importance – and protection of – whistleblowers is the most important trend from 2012.
California, the first state to enact its own False Claims Act, has passed a bill to ensure that California remains eligible for the often lucrative share of Medicaid-related recoveries. The bill becomes effective on January 1.
Doing business in foreign countries presents issues that are not even contemplated in the U.S. Here are five issues that companies may be susceptible to and how they can maintain their high standards of compliance.
Thomas Fox shares tidbits from a must read and must save article he came across that analyzes the six categories of laws that can restrict whistleblower hotlines abroad with a focus on compliance.
If you want to see how the SEC’s whistleblower program may look in a few years, all you need to do is take a look at the False Claims Act and the role that whistleblowers play in the enforcement of the act.
The turn of the year is an occasion not only for reflecting on the past, but also for considering the future. For hospitals and their compliance professionals, it is a good time to take stock of regulatory vulnerabilities, determine which ones should receive priority attention, and resolve to address these concerns in the coming year. Adhering to the following three resolutions may help make 2012 a happy and healthy New Year for many hospitals.
Dan Draz highlights several areas that involved in testing a company’s compliance programs and processes from a fraud standpoint: internal reporting tools, communication, training and reporting protection.
How will your ethics, compliance and hotline programs fare in the fight? In the old days a bounty hunter was someone who pursued fugitives for a reward. The wanted signs in westerns used to say “Wanted – Dead or Alive.” Images of bad guys draped across the back of a horse headed for the sheriff’s [...]