As Tom revels in the Astros inexorable march towards the World Series, he and Jay reflect on Doobie Brothers nomination to the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame and also discuss some of this week’s top compliance and ethics stories which caught their collective eyes.
- Is disclosure of a COI enough or should companies go further? Jeff Kaplan in the Conflict of Interest
- What is the ‘last mile of finance’ and how is it achieved? French Caldwell explains in the Analyst Syndicate.
- Ex Credit Suisse bankers to testify in Mozambique corruption case. Patricia Hurtado reports in Bloomberg.
- French anti-corruption agency issues guideline for T&E, in a White & Case client alert on JDSupra.
- When COIs get people killed. Matthew Stephenson in the Global AntiCorruption Blog on Trump and his business interests in Turkey.
- Were Wells Fargo fraudulent accounts tactics used by AT&T? Jaclyn Jaeger explores by looking at a new lawsuit against the company in a Compliance Week (Sub Req’d).
- Richard Bistrong explains what channel stuffing is, how he used it to make his numbers and why it’s accounting fraud, writing in the FCPA Blog.
- Is it time for Boards to revisit their compliance obligations? Posted by Robert Biskup, Krista Parsons, and Robert Lamm, opine in the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Goverance and Financial Regulation.
- Doobie Brothers head (Tom’s) nominations for the 2020 inductees into the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame. Andy Greene reports in Rolling Stone.
- This week Jay joins Tom in a five-part podcast series exploring ethical culture in a corporation, sponsored by AMI. Check out the following lineup: Monday-What is Ethical Culture; Tuesday-Factors Influencing Ethical Culture; Wednesday-The Role of the CCO; Thursday – Assessing Ethical Culture; Friday– the Role of Ethical Culture in an Overall E&C Program. The podcast will be available on multiple sites: the FCPA Compliance Report, iTunes, JDSupra, Megaphone, YouTube, Spotify and the Compliance Podcast Network.
- Popcorn and Compliance is back as Tom and Jay return to take a look at Star Trek-The Motion Picture. Its posts Saturday, October 19 at 7 AM.
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