Steven A. Lauer


  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    Editor: John, what philosophy underpins sanofi-aventis' compliance program?
  • Monday, May 1, 2006
    Recent corporate scandals, each perpretrated by very senior management and involving billions of dollars, have highlighted the effect that fraud can have on corporate financial strength. Fraud prevention quickly jumped to the top of the corporate agenda.
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2006
    Corporate compliance programs have matured considerably since their beginnings several decades ago. A new career ("compliance officer," "ethics officer" and several variations of those terms) has arisen, a trade association devoted to "[b]eing the leading provider of ethics, compliance, and corporate governance resources to ethics and compliance...
  • Monday, November 1, 2004
    Records management was a topic that, while recognized by many (especially in-house attorneys) as important, represented the "Rodney Dangerfield" of corporate affairs: it received little respect. That all changed several years ago when Arthur Andersen, a respected member of the small group of international accounting and consulting firms, stood convicted of...
  • Wednesday, September 1, 2004
    Editor: Steve, would you provide our readers with something about your background and experience? Lauer: I spent six years in private practice and then, in the mid 80s, I went in-house for the first time. I spent over thirteen years as an in-house lawyer for several real estate organizations, the last of which was the commercial real estate investment...