6-Hour Program

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In 2020 the federal government approved historic levels of funding with The CARES Act while local governments implemented emergency relief to allay unemployment, health care, and housing concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic. Inevitably increased funding and regulations will result in expanded government oversight of organizations and thus greater risk of liability for the in-house attorneys and company compliance officers—the “Gatekeepers”—tasked with ensuring organizational compliance. 

This program is designed for both gatekeepers and lawyers who represent them and will feature experienced in-house and outside counsel, chief compliance officers and government officials who will use hypotheticals to discuss a variety of topics concerning the responsibilities and conduct of gatekeepers and provide practical advice dealing with the government’s increased policing of the activities of gatekeepers.

What You Will Learn

  • The inherent risks and responsibilities of gatekeepers
  • How the CARES Act and COVID-19 related regulations might impact the role of gatekeeper
  • Limitations exist on privilege in the compliance area
  • How to defend a gatekeeper under investigation
  • Hear about how the government thinks of the gatekeeper role
  • Preparing for investigations of gatekeepers

Special Features

  • Watch a fun, animated video of hypothetical compliance scenarios and select among multiple-choice answers
  • Receive up to an hour of Ethics credit

Program Level: Overview

Prerequisites: General knowledge of compliance and corporate misconduct issues

Intended Audience: In-house counsel, defense counsel with focus on government investigations, human resources professionals, executive managers, compliance officers

Advanced Preparation: None  

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