Category

Media

HSR Essentials for Health Care Companies: An AHLA Podcast Conversation with AMI’s Dionne Lomax — April 30, 2020

By AMI News, Dionne Lomax Event, Dionne Lomax Featured, Media

In this podcast, Dionne Lomax, Managing Director of Antitrust and Trade Regulation, Affiliated Monitors, Inc., and Bevin Newman, partner, Sheppard Mullin, discuss Hart Scott Rodino (HSR) issues in health care transactions. Specifically, the podcast dives into which transactions are reportable, how the filing process works, and how the procedures have changed in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. From AHLA’s Antitrust Practice Group.

Read More
Mr. Monitor's 5-part series on monitoring for M&A

Jay Rosen’s 5-part Blog Series on Corporate Compliance Insights: Monitoring in an M&A Context

By AMI News, Jay Rosen Featured, Jay Rosen Media, Media
Jay Rosen discusses how to assess ethics and compliance in the context of  mergers and acquisitions (M&A), what to look for in an assessment and why you should consider engaging an independent third party. Part 1: The Whys, Whats and Hows of an Independent Assessment of a Target

“Many issues in the M&A context are driven by the acquired company and usually arise due to the acquiring entity not paying enough attention during the pre-acquisition phase . . . This issue is one of the reasons the (DOJ) has put such important stock in the pre-acquisition phase so that the company needs to perform compliance due diligence and a risk assessment, which will inform the entire process.”

READ HERE Part 2: Ethical Fit: What Impact Do M&As Have on Both Parties?
Read More

Jay Rosen’s 5-part Blog Series on Corporate Compliance Insights: The Basics of Corporate Culture

By AMI News, Jay Rosen Featured, Jay Rosen Media, Media
Culture exists in the space between what an organization professes and what it does. Jay Rosen explains why it’s important to pay attention to culture: Disconnects can be quite costly. Day 1: The Challenges for and Benefits of Monitors in Health Care

“Over the past few months, senior leaders at both the Department of Justice (DOJ), and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), have given speeches discussing the need for appropriate corporate culture around compliance. So, this brings up our first question for our next five-part blogpost series, what is corporate culture?

My colleague Eric Feldman believes “culture is everything” for an organization; culture is the foundational internal control, without which all your other controls are likely to be ineffective.

This means corporate culture is the way things really are in an organization and the way things really work.

Read More

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

By AMI News, Eric Feldman Featured, Eric Feldman Media, Media

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.

Read More

Jay Rosen’s 5-part Blog Series on Corporate Compliance Insights: Monitoring in the Health Care Sector

By AMI News, Jay Rosen Featured, Jay Rosen Media, Media
Jay Rosen begins a deep dive into health care monitoring and how the proactive use of a health care monitor can positively impact all stakeholders: the regulators, the industry itself and the consumers of health care services, the public. Day 1: The Challenges for and Benefits of Monitors in Health Care

“The size of the health care industry accounts for almost 20 percent of our economy . . . When you have lots of money being spent in an industry, there is always the potential for fraud, waste and abuse. Now, overlay this with the public money involved, and there is the potential for a False Claims Act or government action, whether civil or criminal.

Independent integrity monitoring can proactively assess compliance programs and culture and identify potential areas of compliance risk.

Read More