Jay Rosen and I dedicate the entire episode to the FUBAR surrounding the Oscar ceremony where the Best Picture award was given to the wrong picture. We consider the control failures around the incident, look at it from a compliance program perspective, consider the failures in light of the new Justice Department Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs and conclude with the lessons to be learned for the compliance practitioner from the entire fiasco.

For some additional reading see, Jay’s piece on Linkedin, “David vs. Goliath; Ethics & Compliance Lessons to be Learned from the Oscars” and Matt Kelly look at the control failures and other issues in his blog post on Radical Compliance, “And the Oscar for Control Failures Goes to…”


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