Michael Volkov – The Volkov Group Law Firm


Washington, D.C. , United States

  • (240) 505-1992

Marubeni: FCPA Repeat Offender

In this era of aggressive FCPA enforcement, there are critics who have suggested that the Department of Justice should concentrate its prosecutions on individuals rather than imposing ever-increasing criminal fines on…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Criminal Law, International Law & Trade

Ignoring the Compliance Message

Companies that ignore the need for an ethics and compliance program deserve whatever they get. There, I said it. Chalk up another profound grasp of the obvious…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts

Risk Planning and Board Liability

Board members are in the hot seat, or to put it another way – they are in a hot kitchen. The question is whether they can stand the heat of the hot kitchen…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts

Monitoring and Auditing Your Anti Corruption Compliance Program  [Video]

Companies have designed and implemented anti-corruption compliance programs. An important element of an effective compliance program is monitoring and auditing the program to identify issues for improvement. Working in…more
| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, International Law & Trade

FCPA Training: The Basics [Video]

This webinar provides a basic FCPA training program. A number of webinar attendees have requested that I conduct a basic FCPA webinar outlining how the FCPA statute applies to international business operations. The topics…more
| Antitrust & Trade Regulation, International Law & Trade

Prosecuting Compliance “Gatekeepers”

Every organization depends on persons who are in a unique position to identify potential problems before they occur. Companies depend on gatekeepers to disrupt and prevent potential misconduct…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Securities Law

Putting the Ethics Back into Healthcare Compliance

We all know someone who is a pest, a professional colleague, a friend or even a family member. I use the term affectionately and especially when I write postings that are restatements of obvious points…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Health

CCOs Take Note: It’s the Culture Stupid

If CCOs are really ready to take the reins and assume a real role in the C-Suite, they need to develop more mature measurements and reports for senior management and the board of directors. We have all seen the color-coded…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts

HIPAA Data Breaches

HIPAA has been on the books since 1996. With the advent of electronic health records, HHS adopted security regulations to require covered entities to protect the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of electronic…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Privacy, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

CCOs Need a Seat at the Table

Chief Compliance Officers are moving up the corporate ladder. They are being separated out of the legal function and empowered to exercise greater authority in the company. Research already has shown that this structure makes a…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts

Healthcare Ethics and Compliance Program Requirements

The Affordable Care Act included a mandate that medical service providers and suppliers enact compliance programs as a condition of participating in federal health care programs. (The ACA also set a deadline of March 23, 2013,…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Health

BNP: A Window Into A Systemic Compliance Breakdown

BNP Paribas’ recent settlement of nearly $9 billion for violating US Sanctions against Sudan, Iran and other countries is another important achievement for the US Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York and the…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Criminal Law, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

CCO Challenges in the Healthcare Industry

Chief Compliance Officers have a tough job. It does not matter what industry they are working in, CCOs face a myriad of challenges. The healthcare industry, however, has its own set of challenges. While there has been a…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Health

Compliance in the C-Suite

The ongoing debate whether certain executives are “too big to jail” misses the most important trend in corporate governance – namely, that criminal conduct is rising in the C-Suite. Viewed from a broad perspective, since 2000,…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Criminal Law, Finance & Banking, Health, Securities Law

The Danger of Retaliating Against Whistleblowers

Every company claims that they encourage a “speak up” culture. As part of a “speak up” culture, companies encourage managers and employees to raise concerns about potential violations and promise not to retaliate against anyone…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law, Finance & Banking, Securities Law
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