Federal and state governments increasingly require companies to police themselves through corporate compliance programs. An overall framework for such programs, contained in the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, includes elements such as: specifically assigning responsibility for compliance to high level individuals with board access; company-wide, job-specific training in compliance matters; periodic risk assessment; and auditing and monitoring in areas of perceived risk. Other statutes and regulatory provisions impose additional requirements for specific industries and in specific areas.
It is essential for companies and their attorneys to understand the expectations of regulatory agencies regarding compliance programs, and how such programs help with agencies and in court when violations occur. We help companies navigate compliance requirements in high risk areas carrying criminal exposure, including
Members of our team have also participated in multiple panel presentations on corporate compliance, including:
Practicing Law Institute
Association of Corporate Counsel- Southwest Ohio Chapter
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