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FCPA Compliance & Ethics Podcast featuring Vin DiCianni — 5-Part Series on AMI’s 15th Anniversary: Ep. 1

Over the next five sponsored podcasts, Tom Fox and Vin DiCianni sit down as a retrospective of the company’s first 15 years. This podcast series is much more than simply the history of AMI as it details the rise of independent monitors in the US at multiple levels: the federal government, state agencies and local authorities as well as internationally. AMI has been at the forefront of not only the use of independent monitors but also the dramatic growth of the compliance and ethics profession over the past 15 years. This podcast series is a history of both the rise of independent monitors as well as the government’s embrace of corporate compliance and ethics programs. In Episode 1, DiCianni discusses how he developed the idea which led to the founding AMI.

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FCPA Compliance & Ethics Blog featuring Vin DiCianni: An idea grows into AMI

This year is the 15th anniversary of Affiliated Monitors, Inc. This week, AMI is sponsoring an FCPA Compliance & Ethics podcast series on the history of AMI and the sweep of history in the rise of independent monitors as well as the government’s embrace of corporate compliance and ethics programs. The idea for a business centered around independent monitoring was developed by AMI founder Vincent DiCianni. It is a fascinating story of how lawyers are only limited by their imaginations, and how DiCianni saw a need and developed a response to that need in the founding of AMI.

 

Read the full blog post HERE

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FCPA Compliance & Ethics Podcast on the Benczkowski Memo — Full 5-Part Series

Day 1: In part 1 of this 5-part series on mergers and acquisitions, Eric Feldman and Tom Fox introduce the Benczkowski Memo and new DOJ announcements over the past year and what they mean for the compliance practitioner. Listen below, or on the FCPA Compliance Report

Day 2: Vin DiCianni joins Fox to consider how companies can use this information internally to bolster their compliance programs. Listen below, or on the FCPA website.

Day 3: In the previous episode in a podcast series on the DOJ’s Benczkowski Memo, Tom Fox and Vin DiCianni considered how companies can use this information externally to bolster their compliance programs. In this third episode, they consider this same issue from the external perspective.

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Affiliated Monitors, Inc. Loses One of Its Original Founders

November 26, 2018

Vin DiCianni, Founder and President of Affiliated Monitors, Inc. (“AMI”), shared the following:

It is with great sadness that I report the passing of one of AMI’s original founders, Richard Vincent. Dick was a giant in chiropractic medicine. His background as one of the leading chiropractors in the country, an original member of the first Chiropractic Board in Massachusetts, and in his role with the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards (“FCLB”) is legendary.

I knew Dick through the Chiropractic Board and was fortunate to call on him as an expert witness in chiropractic cases.  Before AMI was launched, Dick was a source of wisdom and advice for me, weighing in on the potential for monitoring not only chiropractors, but other professionals as well.

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Eric Feldman to join webcast on ECI’s Independent Benchmarking Group

 

Webcast: Engaging With Your Monitor: Best Practices from
ECI’s Independent Monitor Benchmarking Group
Join Eric Feldman and Michael Kallens
as they share
insights and preview the upcoming report from
ECI’s Independent Monitor
Benchmarking Group. Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 12:00 PM ET
ERIC FELDMAN
Senior Vice President and
Managing Director, Corporate Ethics and Compliance ProgramsAffiliated Monitors, Inc. MICHAEL KALLENS
Associate General Counsel for
Ethics and ComplianceNasdaq

Learn best practices for selecting and agreeing to terms with a Monitor as well as:

how to most effectively manage the Monitor engagement; maximize value to your company; and how to transition out of the Monitor relationship.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Open to everyone. Register today!

WHEN: Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM ET

The Research Report “ECI Benchmarking Group on Monitors: Best Practices Paper”
and webcast
is sponsored by:

About the Ethics & Compliance Initiative
The Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI) is a best practice community of organizations that are committed to creating and sustaining high quality ethics & compliance programs.

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“BOSTON LAWYER DONALD STERN WINS KEY ROLE OVERSEEING AT&T-DIRECTV MERGER”

We are excited to announce that Donald K. Stern, as Managing Director of Corporate Monitoring and Consulting Services for Affiliated Monitors Inc., has been appointed by the Federal Communications Commission as the “Independent Compliance Officer” required in the AT&T-DirecTV merger.  FCC Public Notice

The Boston Business Journal reported on 10/28/15  – “Federal regulators’ approval of AT&T’s (NYSE: T) $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV) this summer came with some stipulations, and Donald Stern has been tapped as the guy who makes sure they live up to those conditions… Read Full Article

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Don Stern to Speak at Conference on Cybersecurity NOV 3 – Marlborough MA

Donald K. Stern, Managing Director, Corporate Monitoring and Consulting Services for Affiliated Monitors, Inc., and a former U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, will join other key speakers at The Executive Leadership Conference on Cybersecurity to be held Tuesday Nov 3 at the Holiday Inn in Marlborough, MA.. Mr. Stern, who is scheduled to speak at 11:45 AM, will focus his remarks on: “Cybersecurity, Self Assessment and Compliance.”

This one-day conference is sponsored by the MA Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation. MORE INFORMATION HERE!

 

 

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Affiliated Monitors Helps Sponsor 2015 NAFUSA Conference in Scottsdale

 

Affiliated Monitors at NAFUSA 2015 in AZ
(L) Eric Feldman, (R) Don Stern

Affiliated Monitors, Inc. (AMI) was proud to be counted as a sponsor of NAFUSA’s 2015 Annual Conference, held recently in Scottsdale, Arizona at the Phoenician Resort.  Representing AMI was Donald K. Stern, who is Managing Director, Corporate Monitoring & Consulting Services at Affiliated, a former U.S. Attorney from the District of Massachusetts, and a Past President of NAFUSA (2013-14).  Joining Don was Eric A. Feldman, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Corporate Ethics & Compliance Programs for AMI.  Click to learn more about the National Association of Former U.S. Attorneys (NAFUSA). 

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Affiliated Monitors Supports AHLA Fraud & Compliance Forum in Baltimore

Catherine A. Keyes, Esq., Vice President of Operations for Affiliated Monitors, Inc., joined other exhibitors last week at the Hilton Baltimore to support the 2015 Fraud & Compliance Forum, sponsored by the American Health Lawyers Association. 

Catherine is shown here with two of the estimated 800 registrants who came to network, take one of the primer sessions, or attend their choice of workshops, which were offered throughout the three-day event.  The painting on the table, was created, in fact, by Catherine at a networking event hosted by the Women’s Leadership Council.  To read more about the AHLA or this event, CLICK HERE.

And to learn how Affiliated Monitors, Inc. serves the healthcare regulatory community, please CLICK HERE.

 

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