Keeping Pace: Updating Your Code of Ethics for the 21st Century Economy

Christopher White, General Counsel & COO, AdvaMed, USA

It’s been said that the average person breaks the law -- unwittingly, of course! -- at least once a day. Civil liberties lawyer Harvey Silverglate claims it’s more like three -- and federal laws, at that. Whether it’s a minor traffic infraction or crossing the street outside the crosswalk, or, believe it or not, connecting to the wrong open WiFi network, it is part of living in an increasingly regulated world that it has become hardly possible to engage in any pursuit without implicating some obscure -- or obvious -- local, state, federal law or regulation.

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USA Ethics Healthcare April 2019 Vol.12, No. 47, Spring 2019

Christopher White

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Chief Legal Officer of AdvaMed, and secretary to the Board of Directors. Also serve as the chief executive responsible for corporate operations (IT, facilities, membership, governance, HR/talent development, corporate structure, legal). Leads the Association’s global legal and compliance policy work, including comprehensive industry Code of Ethics and program.

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AdvaMed is a global not for profit representing medical technology manufacturers and innovators. More here: https://www.advamed.org/

USA Ethics Healthcare April 2019 Vol.12, No. 47, Spring 2019