Is your firm properly responding to hotline reports? In the 2018 ACFE Global Study on Occupational Fraud and Abuse, 40% of fraud was detected through a hotline reports. While organizations with hotlines face fewer monetary and reputational losses, many still lack the proper reporting structure exposing them to significant risk. Join us on December 12, 2018 to learn how your organization can effectively and efficiently handle hotline concerns.
The 30-minute program will cover the seven steps to a proper investigation, including:
- Establishing a framework to encourage reports
- Identifying response protocols prior to receipt of reports
- Analyzing reports and determining next steps
- Performing investigations and resolving reports
Jeffrey M. Klink is the President and CEO of Klink & Co. He is a former federal prosecutor and former office head and managing director of a global consultancy. Mr. Klink focuses his practice on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK Bribery Act compliance, mergers & acquisitions, third-party due diligence, litigation support, and complex investigations.
Mr. Klink has created compliance programs for multiple large public companies, and trained hundreds of employees and third-party vendors in Asia, Russia, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas on anti-bribery compliance. He has performed multiple FCPA and Anti-Bribery investigations. Mr. Klink created and teaches a course on FCPA compliance for the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business.
Mr. Klink’s articles about corporate fraud and misconduct, due diligence, growth market risks, intellectual property theft and infringement, investigations and litigation support have been published by the National Law Journal, Financier Worldwide, the American Corporate Counsel Association Docket, Corporate Compliance Insights, and other publications.
Mr. Klink has made presentations about fraud, misconduct, the FCPA, money laundering, and other topics to the Society of Human Resources Management, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Institute of Internal Auditors, the annual meeting of the 9th Circuit U.S. courts, and many others.
Mr. Klink received his law degree and bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar and is a licensed investigator.