Oceana Publications recently released a valuable new resource in the fight toavoid and defend against federal investigations and prosecutions. CorporateFraud Investigations & Compliance Programs is a practical, succinctreference tool for developing effective compliance programs, conducting internalinvestigations, and responding to law enforcement investigations or prosecutionsof organizations and/or their officers. The book was authored principally byEugene M. Propper, a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Holland &Knight LLP, with support from a number of Holland & Knight attorneys, whodrew upon decades of collective experience in addressing these issues. As the federal government increases law enforcement activities, healthcareorganizations are under increasing threat of investigation and prosecution foralleged fraud and abuse. Corporate Fraud Investigations & CompliancePrograms lays out, in simple, straightforward language, myriad practical adviceand information to assist organizations in avoiding and defending against thesekinds of investigations and prosecutions. A sample of the topics covered includes: the potential liability of organizations and their officers and agents foracts by employees or the organization the duties of management to address organizational misconduct how and when to conduct internal investigations how to protect proprietary information and internal investigative results the pitfalls and concerns surrounding parallel civil, criminal andadministrative proceedings the application of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines to organizations how to implement an effective compliance program forensic accounting for internal investigationsOf particular importance to the healthcare community, Corporate FraudInvestigations & Compliance Programs has a chapter devoted to the statutesand regulations applicable to the industry. It explains in detail the criminaland civil False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute, and...
A Practical, New Tool For Understanding And Handling Compliance Programs And Government Investigations
|Author:||Ms Leslie Mcadoo-Brobson|
|Profession:||Holland & Knight LLP|
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