Jay and I return for a wide-ranging discussion on some of the top compliance and ethics related stories, including:

  1. Astros win the 2017 World Series in seven games. See Tom’s complete report in the FCPA Compliance Report.
  2. SEC names Charles Cain as head of FCPA Unit. See article by Dick Cassin in the FCPA Blog.
  3. Small banks face the same risks on money laundering as larger banks do, as small Texas bank fined by FinCEN. Sam Rubenfeld reports in the WSJ Risk and Compliance Report.
  4. The myth of the revolving door. See article in Just Anti-Corruption (sub. req’d)
  5. French Court Convicts Equatorial Guinean Vice President Teodorin Obiang for Laundering Grand Corruption Proceeds. See article by Shirley Pouget and Ken Hurwitz in the Global Anticorruption Blog.
  6. Compliance goes Hollywood. Is Jay Rosen involved? Matt Kelly reports in Radical Compliance.
  7. Adam Turteltaub speaks with incoming SCCE President Gerry Zack on the SCCE’s Compliance Perspectives podcast.
  8. Brandon Fox (no relation) takes a look at the report of corruption at FIFA, its responses and implications in NYU’s Compliance and Enforcement blog. Part I on the Garcia Report; Part II on responses going forward.
  9. Will the Trump Administration blow up America’s biggest trading relationships? Tom considers this question with Doreen Edelman about the ongoing NAFTA negotiations the Compliance Report-International Edition podcast.
  10. Join Tom’s monthly podcast series on One Month to a More Effective Compliance Program. In November, I consider how a 360-degree view of communications can enhance your compliance program. This month’s sponsor is the Dun & Bradstreet. It is available on the FCPA Compliance Report, iTunes, Libsyn, YouTube and JDSupra.