Whistleblowers and the Law WEBINAR

Friday, October 8 12:30pm - 2:30pm PDT

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2.0 Credits

Member Price $79.00

Non-Member Price $99.00

Overview

Honest people face real challenges when working in an unethical environment. Business owners may be at risk if team members feel as though policies and practices within the business violate rules, regulations, or laws. Some of those employees may contact authorities. Perhaps they work in an undercover capacity, exposing the business owner and other people that work with the business, or align with the business, to both government investigations and potentially criminal prosecutions. Participants will learn from a real story which led to criminal prosecution for Medicare Fraud.

Highlights

Government incentives to turn professionals into informants. What influences a fraudulent culture in a professional environment? How misleading investigators can lead to federal prison. Influence of pressures and crime. C-Suite influences and leadership.

Prerequisites

None.

Designed For

Any professional who feels threatened by working in an ethically challenged business environment.

Objectives

Understand how whistle-blowing incentives influence employee decisions. Identify how workplace pressures can threaten the viability of a business. Show the importance of leadership buy-in on complying with laws and regulations. Describe how corporate policies influence risk levels.

  • Explain the relationship between business decisions and potential prosecution.

    Preparation

    None.

    Notice

    None.

  • Leader(s):

    Leaders

    Justin Paperny

    Justin Paperny graduated from the University of Southern California in 1997. Then he built his career as a successful stockbroker. His practice at notable firms—that included Merrill Lynch, Bear Stearns, and UBS—specialized in representing professional athletes and hedge funds. Some bad decisions led Justin into problems with the criminal justice system, including a felony conviction for violating securities laws. A federal judge sentenced Justin to serve an 18-month prison term. In federal prison, he grew determined to make amends, not through talk, but through daily, incremental action. Believing others could benefit from his experience, he began documenting his journey through a daily blog and through his book.

    Justin concluded his obligation to the Federal Bureau of Prisons in 2009. Preparations that he made while serving his sentence empowered Justin to build a thriving career, despite the loss of his licenses to sell securities and real estate. While incarcerated, Justin prepared. He worked alongside Michael Santos to develop lessons that others can use to prepare for success through struggle.

    As a result of preparations that Justin Paperny made in prison, income opportunities opened for him upon his release. He lectured in universities across the United States. Justin became a nationally recognized public speaker for corporate America. He did work with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, including lecturing at The FBI Academy in Quantico, VA. Justin has guided countless others who were about to embark upon their own journey through the challenges that accompany criminal charges.

    Justin’s story has been featured on many national news stations and a 60 minute television show.

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    Non-Member Price $99.00

    Member Price $79.00