Corporate Monitors: Make the Most of the Appointment

A monitor’s presence means a company has already gone through an uncomfortable and complicated process with the courts or an enforcement agency, but the monitor’s appointment is not the end of that road. What that road forward will look like—as the monitor assesses compliance and ethics conduct and reports back on progress—is often unclear. In this paper, Senior Legal Editor Eleanor Tyler analyzes key elements for companies first encountering the corporation-monitor relationship so they can:


  • Understand the monitor’s role
  • Improve internal compliance and ethics controls and behaviors
  • Make the most out of the appointment of the monitor