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Eric Feldman Contributes to SCCE’S CEP Magazine — “Recent DOJ compliance policy makes the case for proactive monitoring”

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Recent DOJ compliance policy makes the case for proactive monitoring

By Eric R. Feldman, CCEP-I, CFE

On June 1, 2020, the Department of Justice (DOJ), without any fanfare, quietly slipped out its 2020 revision of the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs guidance.[1] As with its predecessors in 2017 and 2019, this update further refines the DOJ’s guidance to companies about how often they should review the structure of their ethics and compliance programs, the importance of a compliance officer’s access to data, and greater clarity on how companies should integrate mergers and acquisitions into their existing programs and corporate culture.

This third installment of the guidance underscores why and how law enforcement pays such close attention to a company’s ethics, compliance, and anti-fraud activities.

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Eric Feldman Joins ACFE Board of Regents Colleagues to Offer Encouragement to Members: Sep/Oct issue of FRAUD Magazine

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"January of this year now seems like a quaint time. Since then, the world has stretched in bizarre ways, and it probably won’t ever resume its previous shape. The Board of Regents want to encourage you as your organizations need your anti-fraud skills more than ever."

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Maintaining Oversight and Corporate Culture During the Pandemic: Eric Feldman to speak at SCCE Compliance & Ethics Institute — Sept. 16 @ 4PM CT

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The first ever virtual CEI will have the great speakers and content you’ve come to expect at the in-person event with 100+ education sessions over 3 days.

Hear from industry professionals on emerging trends and hot topics across 11 compliance subject areas. Gain insights and practical solutions to strengthen your organization’s compliance and ethics program.

CEI’s educational sessions will provide you with the opportunity to earn live Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from the convenience of your home or office.  Learn more about CEI Continuing Education.

Eric Feldman will be speaking at 4PM Central on September 16

W21 Crisis and Compliance: Maintaining Oversight and Corporate Culture During the Pandemic: Eric Feldman, Senior VP and Managing Director, Corporate Ethics and Compliance Programs, Affiliated Monitors Inc.

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Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later: Eric Feldman Will be Speaking at the 2020 ACFE Virtual Global Fraud Conference — June 22

By AMI News, Eric Feldman Event, Eric Feldman Featured, Events

The 2018 policy memo by U.S. Deputy Attorney General Brian Benczkowski offered companies alternative paths to the traditional mandatory corporate monitorship, and the 2019 DOJ evaluation criteria provide a detailed road map for in-house compliance, ethics and anti-fraud practitioners to implement proactive monitoring for positive resolutions. This session will explore how self-assessment of an organization’s ethics and compliance activities through a proactive monitorship can help demonstrate due diligence to regulators and law enforcement, resulting in both better outcomes and a more effective anti-fraud program.

You will learn how to:
• Implement proactive monitoring as a cost-effective way for companies to strengthen their compliance and ethics programs and anti-fraud activities
• Examine the most critical changes to the DOJ guidance that can help compliance officers and anti-fraud professionals focus their resources and energy on the highest risk areas
• Design a proactive independent monitoring strategy that can lead to better resolutions of enforcement, administrative regulatory actions without the imposition of a monitor

Session Details
Monday, June 22 — 3:55PM – 4:45PM
CPE: 1.0
Ethics CPE: Yes
Session Level: Intermediate
Speaker: Eric Feldman
Field of Study: Behavioral Ethics
Recommended Prerequisite: Knowledge or experience with corporate ethics and compliance programs as a tool to prevent fraud

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Eric Feldman is facilitating an ACFE Virtual Meetup: Strengthening Your Anti-Fraud Culture During COVID-19 — May 22

By AMI News, Eric Feldman Event, Eric Feldman Featured, Events

During the meetup, you will be able to share tips and advice with fellow fraud fighters. We’ll discuss your current anti-fraud culture and brainstorm ways to strengthen it in the face of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Jason Zirkle, CFE, Training Director for the ACFE, will host the meetup on Zoom, and Eric Feldman, CFE, CIG, CCEP-I, Independent Integrity Monitor and ACFE Regent, will also be there to facilitate the conversation.

Participants will need to download Zoom and have reliable internet access.

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Eric Feldman and Jay Rosen will be Speaking at Converge19 in Denver: Oct 1–3

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CONVERGE19 is in its 4th year of bringing together the world’s leading companies for 2 days of dynamic speakers, thought-provoking breakout sessions, and opportunities to connect with like-minded professionals. Attendees will leave the conference with new resources and best practices allowing you to continue the hard work of driving ethics to the center of your business.

AMI’s Eric Feldman and Jay Rosen will both be speaking during the conference, and Deb Waugh (Director of Assessment Services) and Lara Rose (Compliance Analyst) will be in attendance representing AMI’s healthcare monitoring division.

 

Jay Rosen will be speaking in a panel at 1:15 on Day 1:

DOJ Guidance Best Practices

Dan Chapman, CEO, Presyse
Jonathan Marks, Global Fraud & Forensic Investigations and Compliance, BakerTilly
Jay Rosen, Vice President Business Development & Monitoring Specialist, Affiliated Monitors

The new DOJ guidance contained some subtle but impactful messages for the E&C community.

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Transforming corporate cultures by placing CFEs in top echelons — ACFE Board of Regents Interview for Fraud Magazine

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AMI’s Eric Feldman sat down with the other members of ACFE’s Board of Regents to discuss the importance of CFE’s in fostering corporate culture. This conversation appears in the September/October issue of FRAUD Magazine.

CFEs can trumpet the age-old “tone at the top” concept, but if top executives aren’t working to transform corporate cultures throughout organizations then fraud prevention and deterrence will continually run up against roadblocks. The members of the ACFE Board of Regents know this from their years of consulting with C-suite execs who want to tackle fraud but also have to wrestle with timid general counsels, fluctuating quarterly reports and concerned stakeholders.

The Board gathered at the beginning of the recent 30th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference to opine on the latest anti-fraud issues during a 90-minute Fraud Magazine interview.

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Eric Feldman will be Speaking at the 18th Annual SCCE Compliance & Ethics Institute in National Harbor, MD — Sept. 15–18

By AMI News, Eric Feldman Event, Eric Feldman Featured, Events

SCCE’s annual Compliance & Ethics Institute is the primary educational and networking event for compliance professionals across all industries around the world. Each year we host more than 1,600 attendees from 40 countries.

Leading industry experts cover real world compliance issues, emerging trends, and practical applications. Learn about current hot topics such as global antitrust compliance, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions, artificial intelligence, and preventing harassment and discrimination.

AMI’s Eric Feldman will be leading a discussion group on Tuesday September 17th at 3pm:

The Role of the Compliance Officer in Preventing Perverse Performance Incentives That Can Drive Unethical Behaviors

Discuss why employee incentives, such as bonuses and promotions, should be properly aligned with corporate ethics and integrity objectives. Identify through sharing of case examples how perverse incentives can contribute to employee misconduct.
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