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May 2016

On this Day: the Federal Register (May)

Ryan Meade Editor-in-Chief Director of Regulatory Compliance Studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law   Now that it is the end of May, let’s check in on how the Federal Register page count is faring so far this year against recent years.  Here is today’s ending page number compared to the last few years …
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A New Role for Compliance Programs in HHS-OIG Resolutions of Non-compliant Conduct

Ryan Meade Editor-in-Chief Director of Regulatory Compliance Studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law   A recent commentary from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Office of Inspector General (HHS-OIG) indicates it will not consider the existence of an effective compliance program as a positive factor in resolving civil non-compliance but it …
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Reasons for an Athletics Compliance Department

Gilbert Carrillo Executive Editor Loyola University Chicago School of Law,  JD 2017   The National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) is a non-profit organization that regulates athletes in over 1,200 institutions, associations and conferences.  The NCAA also organizes many of the athletic programs of its member schools.  The amount of members in the NCAA requires rules …
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Elemental: Internal or External Hotlines?

Ryan Meade Editor-in-Chief Director of Regulatory Compliance Studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law   Yesterday I gave a webinar on compliance program hotlines and an interesting question came in after the broadcast: “Internally staffed compliance hotlines seem like a bad idea.  Doesn’t an internal hotline increase the company’s regulatory risk?”  Internal hotlines could increase …
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