This week, Jay and I have a wide-ranging discussion on some of the week’s top compliance related stories. We discuss:

  1. Brazilian meatpacker JBS agrees to the largest fine ever for fine for bribery and corruption, $3.2bn in Brazil. See article in the Wall Street Journal.
  2. Samuel Mebiame, sentenced to two years behind bars for paying bribes to help Och-Ziff with lucrative mining deals in Africa. See article by Sam Rubenfeld in WSJ Risk and Compliance Journal. Judge asks why no one else was criminally prosecuted. See article in Bloomberg.
  3. Both acquirer and target are under SFO investigation in Wood Group/AMEC merger for their use of Unaoil. See articles in This is Money and The Telegraph.
  4. Compliance is making its way into Boards of Directors. See article by Ben DiPietro in the WSJ Risk and Compliance Journal.
  5. Did Jared Kushner violate the FCPA? Matthew Stephenson explores this question on the Global Anti-Corruption Blog.
  6. Jay previews his weekend report, Compliance as a Competitive Advantage.
  7. Tom continues to talk about the release of his new book 2016 – The Year in Corporate FCPA Enforcement. For more information and to purchase, click here.

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