April 16, 2016

How Compliance Programs Could Help College Coaches in Recruiting Players

Imagine for a few moments how a college coach could use his athletic department’s integrity and compliance program as a competitive edge when recruiting student-athletes.  Most talented […]
March 10, 2016

Do College Compliance Programs Stop at Door of the Athletic Department?

The University of Louisville, 2013 NCAA Basketball Champion, will not be participating in any post-season play this season, including the ACC and NCAA Tournaments.  In early […]
March 5, 2016

Tennis Scandal Highlights Value of Compliance Programs

Professional tennis, reeling from allegations of match-fixing by players, received another blow when the Guardian newspaper reported several umpires have been banned or are facing lifetime […]
February 26, 2016

Two Programs Take Hits For Protecting Their Quarterbacks

Looking for scandals in college sports is as difficult as looking for hay in a haystack. And while the particulars vary , the pattern is distressingly […]
February 9, 2016

Prevention, Detection, Correction

Prevention, detection, and correction – sounds pretty simple, doesn’t it? And yet those are the essential components of any effective integrity and compliance program. So why […]
January 27, 2016

A Blind Eye on Match-Fixing in Profession Tennis

Where there’s smoke, there’s almost always fire.  And there’s been plenty of smoke and fire since a blockbuster report headlined “The Tennis Racquet” was released on […]
January 22, 2016

Concussion – Lessons Learned in Crisis Management

A few nights ago I saw the movie Concussion, described by Variety magazine  as “a malfeasance thriller and a sweet immigrant love story.”  By now most […]
January 14, 2016

Yet Another Scandal in Sports

Last summer news broke the FBI is investigating whether employees of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball club illegally accessed the Houston Astros’ private database, and recently […]
January 12, 2016

Overview of Compliance and Ethics Program Meeting the Standards of the United States Sentencing Commission Manual

In 1992 the United States Sentencing Commission (“USSC”) Guidelines for Organizations established guidelines for effective compliance programs. Since 1992, organizations in virtually every sector of the […]
January 10, 2016

Sports Organizations Need Effective Integrity and Compliance Programs

Noted New York attorney, Gregory J. Wallance, recently penned an article for Forbes Leadership Forum on how NFL’s Commissioner, Roger Goodell, failed to follow standard corporate […]