Widener Law offers regulatory compliance “boot camp”
Public Relations - Published: November 13, 2011
2011RegulatoryCompliance235wideWidener University School of Law will offer a one-day, intensive program designed to educate professionals on health care regulations and corporate compliance issues.

The event Thursday, Nov. 17 will be held in the Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom in the Main Law Building at 4601 Concord Pike, Wilmington, Del. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the day will conclude at 3:30 p.m.

The program will survey core corporate and health care regulatory issues including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act or HIPAA, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Stark and Anti-Kickback Acts, the Sherman Antitrust Act, nonprofit tax codes and other matters.

Speakers will also address corporate ethics and compliance program organization and implementation. The program is intended for current and prospective compliance officers and risk managers, attorneys, current students and those preparing to take exams administered by the Compliance Certification Board.

Widener Law is a leader in regulatory compliance education. The school recently received the 7th-Annual International Compliance Award for compliance and ethics education, given by the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics. The society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the role of compliance professionals, and advancing corporate governance, compliance and ethics on a global scale. Widener’s Institute of Delaware Corporate and Business Law offers the only master’s-level corporate program in the United States accredited with the society, which is an affiliate of the Health Care Compliance Association.

Additionally, Widener offers a compliance program through its master of jurisprudence in health law. Widener is one of only two law schools in the nation whose program is accredited by the Corporate Compliance Board, which is also an affiliate of the Health Care Compliance Association.

Delaware and Pennsylvania attorneys who attend this program will be eligible for five continuing legal education credits, including one ethics credit. The registration fee for those who attend for credit is $195 or $150 for Widener Law alumni. It is free for students.

To register, contact Karla Harris at kmharris@widener.edu or 302.477.2704.