Destigmatizing the Practice of Whistleblowing

In the wake of the financial crisis of 2008, the Dodd-Frank Act (“Dodd-Frank”) was signed into federal law on July 21, 2010.  At the time, the recession was considered the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. It seemed like a 100-year storm.  As it turns out, it was only a 12-year storm.  The passageContinue reading “Destigmatizing the Practice of Whistleblowing”

Critiquing Leadership and Living to Tell About it

Compliance officers are rarely popular people in any organization, even when things are in a steady-state. When it’s time to critique a member of the leadership team, it can test the resolve of the leadership team to demonstrate their commitment to the ethics and compliance program.  For the compliance officer who must deliver the message,Continue reading “Critiquing Leadership and Living to Tell About it”

Active Whistleblower Hotlines Boost the Bottomline

One of the more challenging aspects of regulatory compliance is measuring the return on investment (ROI). Efforts to measure ROI on compliance expenditures have historically been in terms of the cost savings of disasters averted. During uncertain economic times such as many organizations are now facing, the CFO will likely be unmoved by a “disasterContinue reading “Active Whistleblower Hotlines Boost the Bottomline”

Meet Scott Moritz

Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting Forensic & Litigation, Risk & Investigation Practice Scott Moritz has more than 35 years of experience in combined law enforcement and investigative consulting, forensic accounting, and regulatory compliance advisory experience. Mr. Moritz assists clients and their outside counsel in managing their response to “bet the company” event-driven financial crime,Continue reading “Meet Scott Moritz”