In this special Saturday edition, Jay and I return for a wide-ranging discussion on some of the week’s top compliance and ethics related stories, including:

  1. Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. obtains a full declination. Yet the company went through the investigation after being turned in by a competitor. Bryan Cave attorneys Mark Srere and Kristin Robinson explore in their article FCPA Investigations – Competitors Dropping the Dime.
  2. OFAC brings an enforcement action against a non-US company. See article in the FCPA Blog.
  3. Financial health as an indicia for third parties and corruption. See Tom’s article What is the Financial Health of Your Third Parties.
  4. MasterCard uses a Richard Bistrong video in its compliance training. See article by Sam Rubenfeld in WSJ.
  5. After 10 years, the FCPA Blog is still dancing. See Dick Cassin’s article in the FCPA Blog.
  6. Across the Board premiers. In this new podcast, I explore issues relating to the Board of Directors, risk management and corporate governance. In Episode 1, Richard Lummis and I consider the role of the Uber Board of Directors in the company’s struggles. It is available on the FCPA Compliance Report, iTunes, Libsyn, YouTube and JDSupra.
  7. This month’s podcast series on One Month to a More Effective Compliance program has premiered. In August I review how to have greater continuous improvement in your compliance program. Affiliated Monitors is this month’s sponsor. It is available on the FCPA Compliance Report, iTunes, Libsyn, YouTube and JDSupra.
  8. Jay reports on the state of compliance in Mexico and Panama.
  9. Jay discusses his latest piece for the SCCE Magazine, How compliance can be a business advantage