As Donald Trump invites Russia back into the G7 and plans the next summit at his resort. Tom and Jay look at that COI and discuss some of this week’s top compliance and ethics stories which caught their collective eyes.

  1. How deep is the ocean? Jeff Kaplan asks that metaphorical questions as a way to introduction his piece on Trump’s conflicts of interest. On the Conflict of Interest blog.
  2. Why is there is no easy answer to the supply side of bribery? Jessica Tillipman explains on the FCPA Blog.
  3. Matthew Stephenson says it is time to retire the term “passive bribery”. In the Global Anticorruption Blog.
  4. The use of monitors in licensing and disciplinary proceedings. Jay continues his series on CCI.
  5. Deutsche Bank settles ‘sons and daughters’ hiring case. Harry Cassin in the FCPA Blog.
  6. Fraud allegation hits academia. Jonathan Rausch explains on Dipping Through Geometries.
  7. What happens when the middle of your organization is rotten? Mike Volkov explains in Crime Corruption and Compliance.
  8. What are some of the issues for AI in Compliance? Tom explores in a 4-part blog post series, all on the FCPA Compliance Report. Strategies For and With AI; Strategies for AI Implementation; Using AI to Enhance Compliance, Part 1 & Part 2.
  9. Interested in the Science of Star, Trek the Original Series? Then this week has been the week for you on the Compliance Podcast Network as Tom was joined by Ben Locwin to look at some of the science from TOS. Check out the following: Monday-Transporters; Tuesday-Phasers; Wednesday-theWarp Drive; Thursday-BlackHoles, White Holes and Wormholes; and Friday-the Tricorder and Medicine. The podcast is available on multiple sites: the FCPA Compliance Report, iTunes, JDSupra, Megaphone,YouTube, Spotifyand Corporate Compliance Insights,  Compliance Podcast Network and now on the C-Suite Radio Network.
  10. Join Tom and Jay and a host of other great speakers and guests at Converge19 in Denver October 2 & 3. Listeners to this podcast can obtain a complimentary ticket by using the promotion code foxvip, for registration and information, click here.

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