The Affiliated Monitors Expert Podcast

Affiliated Monitors provides professional independent integrity monitoring and ethics and compliance assessments nationally and internationally and across almost all industries.  With its knowledge of effective ethics and compliance programs and cultures, Affiliated Monitors is respected for its work as the corporate monitor on matters ranging from multi-national corporations to small and mid-size companies, and even individuals. This podcast series will highlight all aspects of monitorships, working with monitors and how monitors can be used as independent integrity specialists.

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Cultural Differences in Monitorships
In this podcast, I am joined by Mikhail Reider-Gordon, Managing Director of Global Affairs at AMI. In this episode, we consider the cultural differences between international and US domestic monitorships.
10 min
2
The Continuing Evolution of Monitorships
In this episode, we consider the continuing evolution in monitorships.
12 min
3
Teaching at the International Anti-Corruption A...
In this episode, I am joined by Mikhail Reider-Gordon, we consider how Gordon’s teaching compliance and investigations at the International Anti-Corruption Academy inform her view of wide-ranging cultural differences in monitorships.
10 min
4
Why Independence in a Monitor Matters
In this episode, I am joined by Mikhail Reider-Gordon as we consider why independence in monitors is so critical.
10 min
5
ABA Guidelines on Monitors
In this episode, I am joined by Mikhail Reider-Gordon, Managing Director of Global Affairs at AMI. We discuss the ABA Guidelines on Monitors.
9 min
6
How Ethical Culture is a Part of an Overall Eth...
In this episode, we consider how an ethical culture is a part of an overall ethics and compliance assessment.
7 min
7
How to Assess Your Culture
In this episode, Tom Fox and Jay Rosen consider how to assess your corporate culture.
10 min
8
The Role of a CCO in Culture
What is the role of the CCO in establishing and maintaining an ethical culture?
7 min
9
What Factors Influence a Company's Culture
In this episode, Jay Rosen and Tom Fox consider what can influence an organization’s ethical culture, starting at the top with senior leadership.
8 min
10
What is Ethical Culture and Why Does it Matter
What is ethical culture and why does it matter?
8 min
11
Cost Issues Around Monitorships
In this episode, I am joined by Jay Rosen. We look at cost issues when hiring a monitor and how a company can work to ameliorate them.
10 min
12
Considerations When Hiring a Monitor
Today, Jay Rosen and Tom Fox look at considerations when hiring a monitor.
10 min
13
The Power of a Pre-Settlement Monitorship
In this episode of the AMI Expert Podcast Series, we consider the power of a monitorship in the pre-settlement phase of any matter. 
10 min
14
Post Resolution Monitorships
I am joined in this podcast by Jay Rosen, to consider the use of monitors in the post-resolution phase.
10 min
15
Introduction of the role of independent integri...
In this episode, we introduce the role of independent integrity monitors and corporate monitorships.
10 min
16
Don Stern on 3rd Party Independents, Non-Profi...
I am joined once again by AMI Managing Director Stern. In this episode, we look at a third-party independent in non-profit setting and how it could help universities survive Varsity Blues.
11 min
17
Don Stern on 3rd-party independents in the heal...
In this episode, I am joined by AMI Managing Director Stern and we look at a third-party independent in the health care industry.
11 min
18
Case Studies of Working with 3rd Party Independ...
In this episode, we look at some case studies, which present real facts and events that the corporate compliance discipline can learn from and, hopefully, incorporate these lessons learned into their organizations.
10 min
19
The Nuts and Bolts of Working with a Monitor fo...
In this episode, I am joined by Don Stern and we take a deep dive into the nuts and bolts of defense counsel working with a third-part independent monitor.
10 min
20
Don Stern on Defense Counsel Working with Moni...
In this episode, I am joined by AMI Managing Director Don Stern. We introduce the concept of defense counsel working with independent monitors
10 min
21
Keeping Your Program Fresh
In this episode I am joined by AMI Managing Director Rod Grandon and we consider how you can keep your compliance program fresh through ongoing monitoring.
11 min
22
Why are we still talking about this?
In this episode, I get to ask Rod a question I have wanted to pose to him for some time, which is “why are we still talking about this?”
10 min
23
Small Business Concerns
In this podcast I am joined by AMI Managing Director Rod Grandon. In this episode, we discuss small business compliance programs.
10 min
24
What Does the Government Expect?
In this podcast, I am joined by AMI Managing Director Rod Grandon. We engage in an in-depth discussion what the government expects from contractors.
13 min
25
What is a Responsible Contractor?
In this special podcast series, I am joined by AMI Managing Director Rod Grandon. We will be considering the responsibility of federal contractors to maintain their status as “Responsible Contractors” and explore the benefits of having an effective compliance and business ethics program.
13 min
26
Final Reflections on 15 Years
In this episode, I ask Vin DiCianni to reflect 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.
12 min
27
The Marriage of Independent Monitors and C&E Pr...
In this episode I visit with Vin DiCianni on the marriage of independent monitors and compliance and ethics programs.
10 min
28
The Expansion of Independent Monitors
In this episode, I visit with Vin DiCianni, Chief Executive Officer and founder of Affiliated Monitors, Inc. (AMI), We discuss how the use of independent monitors has expanded.
12 min
29
The Early Days of AMI
What was the model that Vin DiCianni drew inspiration from to develop the idea of an independent integrity monitor? Find out in this episode of Affiliated Monitors, Expert Podcast Series.
13 min
30
DiCianni's Idea
In this episode, I visit with Vin DiCianni, CEO and founder of Affiliated Monitors, Inc. (AMI) about his idea which led to the founding of AMI.
13 min
31
How M&A Benefits from Independent Oversight
In this episode, I visited with Don Stern, Managing Director of Corporate Monitoring & Consulting Services. We consider how the M&A process benefits from independent oversight.
11 min
32
Rod Grandon on the Oversight of Merged Entities
In this episode, I visit with Rod Grandon, Managing Director of Government Services, from Affiliated Monitors, Inc. We consider the oversight of merged entities in M&A process
12 min
33
Navigating the Risks of Prescribing Opioids for...
In this podcast, Jesse Caplan, Amy Fogelman, M.D and Deb Waugh explore the medical, legal and compliance challenges in prescribing opioids for chronic pain during the COVID-19 pandemic.
60 min
34
What's Your (M&A) Plan?
What is your plan for a post-acquisition integration from the compliance perspective. In this episode, I visit with Eric Feldman about planning out your post-acquisition merger strategy.
11 min
35
Assessing Compliance in M&A: Don Stern on Impac...
In this episode, I visit with Don Stern, Managing Director of Corporate Monitoring & Consulting Services. We explore how to go about assessing ethics and compliance in the mergers and acquisition (M&A) context and  the impact that M&A has on both the acquired entity and the acquirer. 
12 min
36
Eric Feldman on the Why’s, What’s and How's of ...
In this episode of the AMI Expert Podcast Series, I visit with Eric Feldman on the why’s, what’s and how’s of an independent compliance assessment of a M&A target.
11 min
37
What areas should be assessed in an overall com...
In this  episode I visit with Vin DiCianni on how ethical culture is a part of an overall ethics and compliance program assessment and how to go about it. 
10 min
38
How Does a Company Assess its Culture
In this episode of the Affiliated Monitors Expert Podcast series, visit with Eric Feldman on how a company can begin to assess its own culture.
9 min
39
DOJ Guidance for Antitrust Compliance Programs ...
This podcast discusses the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division’s recently announced initiative to encourage corporations to develop and implement effective antitrust compliance programs.
60 min
40
The Role of the CCO in Strengthening Ethical Cu...
In this episode I visit with Feldman on what is the role of a CCO in strengthening the ethical culture of an organization.
9 min
41
What factors influence the ethical culture of a...
In this podcast, I visit with Vin DiCianni, founder of Affiliated Monitors, Inc.. In it, we explore corporation culture and its relationship to ethics and compliance.
11 min
42
The role of state AGs as enforcers
In this podcast with Jerry Coyne, the Managing Director of State Monitoring Services at Affiliated Monitors, Inc. and we consider the role of state AGs as enforcers of civil law and in bringing litigation to enforce consumer protect and related statutes.
13 min
43
Crisis and Compliance in the Federal Marketplac...
How can you maintain an effective ethics and compliance oversight, controls, and culture in the midst of coronavirus pandemic disruption? Find out in this special podcast.
62 min
44
What is Ethical Culture and why does it matter?
What is the indica of an ethical culture? How can you measure it and why does it matter. I am joined by AMI's Eric Feldman to explore why these questions are so critical.
9 min
45
Jesse Caplan on the DOJ Evaluation of Corporate...
In this episode I visit with Affiliated Monitor’s Managing Director Jesse Caplan on the recently released DOJ Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs in Criminal Antitrust Investigations.
16 min
46
The Road Ahead
In this concluding episode, we consider the road ahead and the use of monitors by state AGs.
12 min
47
The Challenges of Multi-state in Today’s Litiga...
In this episode, we consider the challenges for state AGs in today’s litigation environment.
9 min
48
Multi-state Litigation in the Post-Tobacco Era 
In this episode, we consider the role of state AGs in multi-state litigation in the post-tobacco era.
12 min
49
Reaction to the Big Tobacco Settlement and Crit...
In this episode, we consider the reaction to the Big Tobacco settlement and criticisms directed at the state AGs.
13 min
50
The Role of State Attorneys General as Enforcers
In this episode, we consider the role of state AGs as enforcers of civil law and in bringing litigation to enforce consumer protect and related statutes.
13 min
51
What Does it Mean Going Forward?
In this concluding Episode, we bring together our final thoughts through a consideration of the question “What does it all mean for your compliance practice?”
13 min
52
Does Your Compliance Program Work?
In Episode 4, we consider the question “Does your compliance program work in practice?”
12 min
53
Is Your Compliance Program Effective?
In Episode 3, we consider the question “Is it being effectively implemented?”
15 min
54
A Well Designed Program
In Episode 2, we consider the question “Is your program well designed?
17 min
55
2019 DOJ Compliance Program Guidance-Introduction
In part 1 of this five-part podcast series on the 2019 DOJ Compliance Program Guidance, we introduce the Guidance.
16 min
56
Proactive Monitoring in Healthcare
In this episode Jesse Caplan and Tom Fox discuss how an independent integrity review can be helpful for organizations that may be facing actual or potential compliance issues.
16 min
57
Independent Integrity Monitoring of Healthcare ...
In this episode, Jesse Caplan and Tom Fox consider examples of independent monitoring involving healthcare organizations or systems.
15 min
58
Using Monitors in Licensing and Disciplinary Pr...
In this episode, Jesse Caplan and Tom Fox discuss how health regulatory agencies are using independent monitoring to serve important public policy goals.
12 min
59
Focus on Opioid Prescribing – Identifying and M...
In this Jesse Caplan and Tom Fox discuss how healthcare organizations can identify and mitigate the risks from opioid prescribing by their practitioners.
13 min
60
Focus on Opioid Prescribing – Regulatory and L...
In this episode we focus on the risks posed by opioid prescribing.
17 min
61
Using Monitors to Limit Adverse Consequences
In this episode, I visit Jesse Caplan on using independent integrity assessment and monitoring to limit adverse consequences.
15 min
62
Using Monitors in Administrative Proceedings
In this episode, I visit with Catherine Keyes to discuss how an independent integrity monitor can be used in non-disciplinary administrative proceedings.
16 min
63
Using Monitors in Licensing and Disciplinary Pr...
In this episode, I visit with Catherine Keyes to discuss how an independent integrity monitor can be used in healthcare licensing proceedings.
16 min
64
Proactive Assessments in Healthcare
In this episode, I visit with Jesse Caplan on the significance of proactive assessments in healthcare ethics and compliance program in determining culture.
17 min
65
Introduction to Monitoring in Healthcare
In this episode, I visit with Jesse Caplan to introduce the use of an independent integrity monitor in the healthcare sector and explain how such a monitor can increase value.
16 min
66
Remedies and Compliance in Suspension and Debar...
How do remedies in suspension and debarment relate to best practices in compliance? Find out in this episode of The Affiliated Monitors Expert Podcast.
17 min
67
What is a present responsibility determination?
In this podcast, Rod Grandon and I explore what is a present responsibility determination.
12 min
68
What is the convergence between Suspension & De...
In this podcast, we consider the convergence between suspension and debarment and the FCPA.
11 min
69
What is the difference between Suspension and D...
In this episode, we explore the differences between suspension and debarment.
11 min
70
Introduction to Suspension and Debarment
This podcast is an introduction to suspension and debarment.
11 min
71
Attorneys Using Monitors
11 min
72
Regulators Using Monitors
12 min
73
How Monitors Do Their Jobs
15 min
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Impact Monitors Can Have for an Organization
11 min
75
Fears and Concerns in Working with Monitors
13 min
76
The Benczkowski Memo- Proactive Monitoring
How does the Benczkowski Memo favor and indeed lay out a roadmap for proactive monitoring?
13 min
77
The Benczkowski Memo: Both a Sword and Shield
How can you use the Benczkowski Memo as both a sword and a shield?
13 min
78
The Benczkowski Memo - Using External Resources
How can a compliance professional use DOJ announcements to bolster external resources?
13 min
79
The Benczkowski Memo- Internal Use
How can you use the Benczkowski Memo internally?
12 min
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The Benczkowski Memo - Introduction
What does the Benczkowski Memo and recent DOJ announcements mean for the compliance practitioner. In this episode we introduce the topic.
12 min
81
Monitorship Costs and Expenses
Today, I am joined by Vincent DiCianni, founder and President of AMI as we consider the always controversial topic of monitorship costs and expenses.
13 min
82
Pre-Settlement Monitorships
I am joined by Eric Feldman, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Corporate Ethics and Compliance Programs for Affiliated Monitors, Inc.. Today, we consider pre-settlement monitorships.
12 min
83
Considerations When Hiring a Monitor
In this episode, I am joined by Eric Feldman and we consider what issues a company should consider when hiring or retaining a corporate monitor.
13 min
84
What is a Post-Resolution Monitorship?
In this podcast, I am joined by Eric Feldman, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Corporate Ethics and Compliance Programs for Affiliated Monitors, Inc. Today, we consider what is a post-resolution monitorship.
12 min
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What is a Corporate Monitorship?
In this inaugural episode, I am joined by Vincent DiCianni, founder and President of AMI. Today, we consider what is a corporate monitor?
11 min