As certain Americans step back from having bleach for breakfast and UV light for lunch (You don’t want dinner after those Trump-induced snacks), self-distancing Tom and Jay are back to consider some of the top compliance articles and stories which caught their collective eye this week.

  1. Five questions for a Board in the time of Coronavirus. Muel Kaptein on LinkedIn.
  2. FCPA enforcement to remain robust. Mengqi Sun reports in the WSJ Risk and Compliance Journal.
  3. Mike Ward on how tech can assist compliance during Covid-19. Dylan Tokar reports in the WSJ Risk and Compliance Journal.
  4. Is it time for a new approach to business integrity? Alison Taylor explores in the Ethical Systems blog.
  5. Will Coronavirus take down any big public companies? Francine McKenna explore in The Dig.
  6. Contact tracing for employees and its compliance issues. Lawyers from Debevoise & Plimpton in NYU’s Compliance and Enforcement Blog.
  7. Stakeholder principles during Covid-19. Members of the World Economic Forum in the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance.
  8. Using red flags to uncover fraud and corruption. Jonathan Marks on his Board & Fraud
  9. How does playing golf enhance a compliance program? Keith Hennessee on the FCPA Blog.
  10. Elon Musk indemnifies Tesla Board. Can you spell COI? Kevin LaCroix in the D&O Diary.
  11. AMI webinar on Crisis and Compliance in the Federal Marketplace. May 5 at noon EST. Registration and information here.
  12. On Compliance and Coronavirus this week: Jeffrey Hayzlett on five key actions to take during Coronavirus; Mari Ryan on employee wellness; Brenda Ferraro on JumpStarting your 3rd party risk management program during Covid-19.
  13. In a special series with the Brazilian law firm of Azevedo Sette, we explore the current compliance scene in Brazil. Part 1-Isabel Franco on how CarWash changed a culture; Part 2-Luis Salles on investigations and anti-trust compliance; Part 3-Glaucia Ferreira on due diligence and background investigations; Part 4-Ingrid Santos and Guiliana Bohia on #MeToo in Brazil; Part 5-Lucas Bianchinni on environmental compliance in Brazil.
  14. On the Compliance Podcast Network, Tom concludes his month of exploring continuous improvement and introduces May’s topic: written standards; all on 31 Days to a More Effective Compliance Program. This week’s offerings: Monday-tech upgrades fostering continuous improvement; Tuesday-using email sweeps for continuous improvement; Wednesday-using social media for continuous improvement; Thursday-conclusion to continuous improvement to a compliance program;  Friday-Introduction to written standards. Note 31 Days to a More Effective Compliance Program now has its own iTunes channel. If you want to binge out and listen to only these episodes, click here. This month’s sponsor is Affiliated Monitors, Inc.

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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