Shortly after John Slowik became the first Chief Compliance Officer of Olympus Corporation of the Americas, he revealed a kickbacks scheme through which Olympus had paid hospitals and physicians for buying Olympus's endoscopes. John immediately reported the scheme to Olympus's management. However, the management chose to ignore John's report. Eventually, John blew the whistle to the U.S. authorities and the rest is history.
Tijdschrift voor Compliance
Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics

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