Adelle Elia of LBI Offers Insights on Working Effectively With a Monitor

Walmart’s recent settlement with the DOJ required the company to hire a compliance monitor, despite the company spending years and hundreds of millions of dollars to improve its compliance program. Although the scope of the monitorship was more circumscribed than usual, as illustrated by our side-by-side comparison of Walmart’s monitor agreement to the one that Fresenius agreed to earlier in the year, bringing a monitor on is still an intrusive and expensive undertaking. It can, however, also be a positive opportunity for a company, Adelle Elia, chief integrity officer at Louis Berger, a WSP Company, told the Anti-Corruption Report. During our conversation, she discussed how she has built a practice specializing in working with monitors, how to choose the right monitor and how to overcome the natural resistance to this costly endeavor. See “LBI and Its Monitor Discuss Getting the Most Out of a Monitorship” (Aug. 2, 2017).

To read the full article

Continue reading your article with an ACR subscription.