Our hearts go out to the communities which have suffered gun-massacre tradgedies, the most recent being in El Paso TX and Dayton, OH. They consider this issue from the compliance perspective and turn their collective eyes to some of this week’s top compliance and ethics stories.

  1. What is the corporate response to El Paso and Dayton? Tom and Matt Kelly explore in Compliance into the Weeds. Kristen Broughton considers corporate disclosures in the WSJ Risk and Compliance Journal. Matt writes about the issues in Radical Compliance.
  2. Congress considers a anti-foreign extortion bill to supplement the FCPA. Dick Cassin reports in the FCPA Blog.
  3. Is a world free of corruption a dream of fools? The Basel Institute on Governance says no in their 2018 Annual Report.
  4. What is cognitive governance? James Bone begins a 5-part series on Corporate Compliance Insights.
  5. AML and Sanctions Trends Under the Trump Administration. Lawyers from WilmerHale explain on NYU’sCompliance and Enforcement blog.
  6. What it the federal extortion and blackmail statute? Sara Kropf begins a two-part series on the always great Grand Jury Target
  7. Does everyone want to do the right thing? Calvin London says maybe not in CCI.
  8. How to make your Code of Conduct great. Ed Petry tells us in Navex Global’s Ethics and Compliance Matter
  9. Swiss bank ignores compliance officer; pays $10.7M for tax evasion. Jaclyn Jaeger reports in Compliance Week. (sub req’d)
  10. SFO issues guidance for corporate cooperation. Dick Cassin in the FCPA Blog.
  11. Sherlock Holmes is back in Adventures in Compliance. Check out the week’s offerings: Monday-The Illustrious Client and the Reference Check; Tuesday-The Blanched Soldier and Learning to Ask for Help; Wednesday-The Marazin Stone and Storytelling in Compliance; Thursday-The Three Gables and Instituional Justice; Friday-The Sussex Vampire and Root Cause Analysis.  The podcast is available on multiple sites: the FCPA Compliance Report, iTunes, JDSupra, Megaphone,YouTube,  Spotifyand Corporate Compliance Insights. The Compliance Podcast Network joins C-Suite Radio.
  12. Join Jay Rosen and myself for a 5 part exploration of Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Monitors But Were Afraid to Ask. Sponsored by AMI, it is a special production of the Compliance Podcast Network.
  13. Our colleague, Doug Cornelis successfully participated in the annual 2-day, 192 mile Pan-Mass Bike Challenge which raises money for the fight against cancer. I hope you will join me again in supporting Doug by donating to PMC. Information on Doug’s ride, why he rides and donation button are all found here.
  14. Looking for one of the top conferences around. Look no further than Converge19, which is being put on by Convercent on October 2-3. Listeners to this podcast can garner a complimentary pass by using the code “foxvip”. Registration and information can be found here.

Tom Fox is the Compliance Evangelist and can be reached at tfox@tfoxlaw.com. Jay Rosen is Mr. Monitor and can be reached at jrosen@affiliatedmonitors.com.

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