When Enforcement Agencies Should Decide to Appoint a Monitor

Bart M Schwartz / Christopher Arkin / Andrew J. O'Connell May 9, 2024

Bart M Schwartz, Chris Arkin, and Andrew J O’Connell, share their expertise in the GIR Guide to Monitorships – Fourth Edition.  Their chapter, “When Enforcement Agencies Should Decide to Appoint a Monitor,” dives into mechanisms for imposing #monitors, types of #monitorships, which agencies impose monitorships, #DOJ guidance on monitors and the selection process.

Accreditation: This article was first published on Global Investigations Review in May 2024; for further in-depth analysis, please visit GIR The Guide to Monitorships – 4th Edition.

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Bart M Schwartz

Co-Founder and Chairman

Described by The New York Times as the person “often sought out in…thorny situations,” Bart M. Schwartz is a founder and the chairman of Guidepost Solutions, where he provides compliance, ethics, and integrity monitoring and investigative services. He is a former Chief of the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. For more than 30 years, Mr. Schwartz has managed sensitive and complex matters for a wide array of clients including government agencies, international corporations, and not-for-profits.

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Christopher Arkin

Managing Director

Christopher A. Arkin has extensive experience working with clients in connection with sensitive and high-stakes regulatory matters, internal investigations, and criminal and civil litigation. He has represented global companies, financial institutions, boards, executives, and directors involving a wide variety of substantive issues and areas of the law, including anti-bribery and corruption, securities and financial fraud, environmental and safety-related laws, and corporate governance. He has conducted investigations and other assessments in Latin America, Asia, Africa, and throughout the United States

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Andrew J. O'Connell

Co-Founder and President, Investigations + Private Client Protection

Mr. O’Connell oversees and conducts private investigations and security assessments throughout the United States and the world. He specializes in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other government enforcement investigations, corporate internal investigations, civil and criminal litigation support, IP matters, and business intelligence.