Send in the Clowns: the NCAA and its Investigation of Johnny Football — FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog

Why is this story important for the compliance practitioner? Because if you are charged with compliance, but are so incompetent that you cannot even investigate allegations laid down before you, you seriously need to get out of the compliance business….

The bottom line is that your compliance program must be credible. You must treat people fairly and be consistent in your investigations and discipline. If you are working in a system which is so corrupt or incompetent that it has no credibility then you will be considered, as the NCAA compliance enforcement team is today, a bunch of clowns.

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