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  • Defense Contracting

    November 2017

    Compliance Fatigue Syndrome is Real

    By Brian D. Miller
    Forget chronic fatigue syndrome. A more serious ailment may be compliance fatigue syndrome. Which is more ruinous? Hint: One may result in time spent in a federal correctional institution.
  • Defense Contracting

    October 2017

    Watching for Government Overreach

    By Erin R.  Davis and Barbara A.  Duncombe
    The Department of Justice regularly issues press releases whenever it wins a judgment or settles a False Claims Act case for multimillion-dollar amounts.
  • Defense Contracting

    September 2017

    Committing to Procurement Integrity

    By Tom Caulfield and Sheryl Steckler
    Who owns the commitment to procurement integrity in a contractor’s organization?
  • Defense Contracting

    August 2017

    Creating a Code of Ethics and Conduct

    By Anne R. Harris
    Companies that sell goods and services to the U.S. government must conduct business with honesty and integrity.
  • Defense Contracting

    July 2017

    Whistleblower Hotlines: A Valuable Tool

    By Amanda Nieweler
    An effective ethics reporting tool, implemented as part of an ethics and compliance program, can not only help an organization detect and resolve potential misconduct issues, but it can also help support a culture of integrity and responsibility within the workplace.
  • Defense Contracting

    June 2017

    Ethics Pitfalls in Mergers, Acquisitions

    By Brian S. Haney
    Integrating two companies’ ethics and compliance programs during the merger and acquisition process is critical and begins well before the union of the companies.
  • Defense Contracting

    May 2017

    Assessing an Ethics and Compliance Program

    By Jim Durree
    The Department of Justice on Feb. 8 released guidance entitled, “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs,” which provides insight into how it evaluates the effectiveness of corporate compliance programs as the result of an investigation.
  • Defense Contracting

    April 2017

    An Ethics Toolkit for Small Businesses

    By Ellen Martin
    For many small businesses, the path to becoming a contractor for the Defense Department may be daunting.
  • Defense Contracting

    March 2017

    Creating an Anti-Corruption Program

    By Katherine Krebel
    Corruption-based allegations can be crippling for any company. Compliance in this area of the law is of particular importance to companies who regularly use international consultants and sales representatives, commonly referred to as “intermediaries,” to develop business opportunities.
  • Defense Contracting

    March 2017

    Saving Reputations in Turbulent Times

    By Andrea Bonime-Blanc
    It’s the dawn of a new era and businesses would be smart to prepare for turbulent times where traditional risk and crisis management need to adapt quickly.
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