Gail Allen’s piece, The Impact of Sequestration on the Ethics & Compliance Community, was recently featured on the Ethics and Compliance Officer’s Association (ECOA) blog. In her piece, Gail discusses the issues surrounding those companies-large and small-who currently have contracts with the federal government under the sequester budget cuts that went into effect earlier this year.
She details the potential issues of reducing ethics and compliance budgets, as well as ways to mitigate potential impacts and risks through commitment from top and mid-level management. During difficult financial times, the ethics and compliance office is likely to see an increase in questions, comments and anonymous reports. This piece offers suggestions on how to address them properly, and take a proactive approach in handling them. Read Gail’s entire blog post.