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Michael (Mike) S. Stanek focuses his practice on white-collar and securities defense, government investigations, anti-corruption compliance and political law. Click here to read Michael Stanek's full bio. 

Boards and management should make use of recent expanded guidance from the US Department of Justice to ensure that their compliance programs are considered “effective” if and when an investigation arises. Companies should affirmatively answer three fundamental questions in evaluating a compliance program:

  1. Is the compliance program well designed?
  2. Is the program being implemented effectively