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FCPA Podcast with Tom Fox: Mikhail Reider-Gordon on the Wirecard Accounting Fraud Scandal: Introduction

By AMI News, Media, Mikhail Featured, Mikhail Reider-Gordon Media, Press

In this episode, Tom Fox and Mikhail Reider-Gordon begin a multipart series on the Wirecard accounting fraud. Mikhail’s areas of expertise include technology, privacy, cybersecurity, IP and accountability in artificial intelligence; the global anti-corruption and anti-money laundering regimes; media & entertainment; biotech and the life sciences; the public sector and international law. She is accustomed to working on extremely sensitive and high-profile matters, both nationally and internationally.

Some of the highlights include:

How long was Wirecard been under scrutiny? What was the role of BaFin in this disaster? What does this mean for Germany Inc? Why didn’t the regulators step in? What about EY? Where are we headed in the Wirecard Fraud?

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Thoughts on Attending My First Women in Compliance Conference — by María Astigarraga

By AMI News, Archive, Press
Thoughts on Attending My First Women in Compliance Conference

Last month I attended my first Women in Compliance Conference and Awards in London. It was such a great experience that I wanted to share who I met with, what I learned and why I recommend connecting with other global compliance leaders.

Around 80 people attended the Conference, coming from many countries like Spain, France, Italy, Germany, the USA, Finland, Belgium, China, Brazil, India, Russia and the UK, among others. Most women were working as compliance officers in big multinationals such as Boeing, Cargotec, General Electric, Pepsico, AB inBev, Tenneco, Whirlpool, Volkswagen or Bloomberg. But there were also some women working for SMEs and service providers like The Red Flag Group, Skadden, Mishcon de Reya or Affiliated Monitors.

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Maria Astigarraga of Affiliated Monitors Makes the Shortlist for ‘Compliance Consulting Team of the Year’ at the International Women in Compliance Awards

By Archive, Press

Maria Astigarraga of Affiliated Monitors Makes the Shortlist for Compliance Consulting Team of the Year at the International Women in Compliance Awards

A ceremony recognizing women leaders in the compliance world will take place in London on March 28th at the Women in Compliance Awards sponsored by C5.  And for first time, Affiliated Monitors will be there.  Our team lead by Maria Astigarraga, our Ethics & Compliance Partner based in Bilbao, Spain, was recognized and shortlisted for the Compliance Consulting Team of the Year.

“We couldn’t be more pleased to be shortlisted for the Compliance Consulting Team of the Year award. It’s a phenomenal honor for Affiliated Monitors and the great work by Maria in expanding AMI’s compliance work in Spain, to be recognized by the best in the field,” said founder and President Vin DiCianni.

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

By Archive, Press, Vin DiCianni Media

In this five-part series of sponsored podcasts, Tom Fox and Vin DiCianni sit down as a retrospective of the Affiliated Monitors’ first 15 years. 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 is a history of both the rise of independent monitors as well as the government’s embrace of corporate compliance and ethics programs.In this concluding Episode 5, DiCianni reflects on where AMI has been, where it may be going and what he is most proud of on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the founding of AMI.

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FCPA Compliance & Ethics Podcast featuring Vin DiCianni — 5-Part Series on AMI’s 15th Anniversary: Ep. 4

By Archive, Press, Vin DiCianni Media

In this five-part series of sponsored podcasts, Tom Fox and Vin DiCianni sit down as a retrospective of the Affiliated Monitors’ first 15 years. 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 is a history of both the rise of independent monitors as well as the government’s embrace of corporate compliance and ethics programs. In this Episode 4, DiCianni speaks on the marriage of independent monitors and compliance and ethics programs.

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FCPA Compliance & Ethics Podcast featuring Vin DiCianni — 5-Part Series on AMI’s 15th Anniversary: Ep. 3

By Archive, Press, Vin DiCianni Media

In this five-part series of sponsored podcasts, Tom Fox and Vin DiCianni sit down as a retrospective of the Affiliated Monitors’ first 15 years. 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 is a history of both the rise of independent monitors as well as the government’s embrace of corporate compliance and ethics programs. During this episode, DiCianni discusses how the use of independent monitors has expanded.

Listen below, or on the FCPA Compliance Report

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

By Archive, Press, Vin DiCianni Media, Vin Featured

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.

 

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

By Archive, Eric Feldman Featured, Eric Feldman Media, Press, Vin DiCianni Media, Vin Featured

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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