April 24, 2017 - The article, "Will Corporate Monitor Reports Become Public?" by John F. Wood was published in Law360.
Many reporters would love to get their hands on independent compliance monitors’ reports. These reports are intended to include candid, independent analyses of companies’ compliance programs. In order to provide a full picture of a company’s compliance program, a monitor’s report typically discusses in some detail the company’s business operations. This means that monitors’ reports will often include a significant amount of confidential business information.