After being joined by Jay’s girls to celebrate our 100th  anniversary episode, Jay Rosen and myself take a look at some of the top compliance stories over the past week.

  1. Dun & Bradstreet settles FCPA with first declination under new DOJ FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy. Dick Cassin reports in the FCPA Blog. Henry Cutter reports in the WSJ Risk and Compliance Journal.
  2. Will there ever be transparency in the corporate monitorship process with the DOJ? There will be if Dylan Tokar gets his way. Veronica Root reports in the NYU Compliance and Enforcement Blog.
  3. What is ISO 37001 certification worth? Not much in the eyes of SEC FCPA unit chief Charles Cain. Kelly Swanson reports in GIR Investigative(sub req’d)
  4. SEC fines Yahoo $35 million for failing to disclose data breach. Dick Cassin reports in the FCPA Blog.
  5. Former Justice Department FCPA unit chief Pat Stokes hits back on DOJ requests for statute of limitations tolling. Kelly Swanson reports in GIR Investigative(sub req’d)
  6. Starbucks took a huge black eye for its treatment of two African-American men waiting on a friend. Matt Kelly considers from the policy angle in Radical Compliance. Tom considers from the risk management perspective in the FCPA Compliance & Ethics Blog. They debate these and other topics in Episode 79 of Compliance into Weeds.
  7. Was Facebook’s monitor(s) asleep on the job? Does FB’s repeat misconduct even matter? Tony Romm explores the former question in the Washington Post. Veronica Root explores the latter question in the NYU Compliance and Enforcement Blog.
  8. What is Brady laundering? Dan Portnov explores this question on Grand Jury Target.
  9. Tom announces presales of his next book, the Complete Compliance Handbook, which will be published by Compliance Week in May 2018. It is available for PreSale here.
  10. Tom has a busy May planned. Join him at Brazil’s largest compliance conference, the 6th International Compliance Congress, held by LEC – Legal, Ethics and Compliance, May 8 to 10, in São Paulo, Brazil. Registration and information here; Hear him speak to the Houston chapter of ACAMS, from 11:30 -2 PM on Thursday May 17thin Houston on “Driving Compliance and Ethics through Data Analysis”. Information and registration here;and join in a session on Using Frameworks to Prove Compliance Competency at Compliance Week 2018 in Washington DC, May 20-23. Information and registration are here.


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