As peaceful protesters are attacked by the Army on the order of the Trump Administration, Tom and Jay ask “now that Trump has his wall around the White House, will Mexico pay for it?” Self-distancing Tom and Jay are back to consider some of the top compliance articles and stories on the new 2020 Update to the 2019 DOJ Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs.

  1. Tom Fox goes through a multipart deep dive. Part 1-Overall Themes, Part 2-Data and Continuous Improvement, Part 3-Third parties and M&A, Part 4-CCO and the Complaince Function, Part 5-Conclusion.
  2. Matt Kelly explores on Radical Compliance.
  3. Matt Kelly goes Pizza Pizza with another article in Navex Global’s Ethics and Compalince Matters.
  4. Dylan Tokar reports in WSJ Risk and Compliance Journal.
  5. Mike Volkov has a 3-part exploration on Corruption Crime and Compliance. Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3.
  6. Dick Cassin explores organizational justice in the FCPA Blog.
  7. Jonathan Marks looks at it from the forensic perspective in Board and Fraud.
  8. Interested in moving to the CCO chair? Check out my latest podcast series The Compliance Lifewhere I interview one CCO type for a month on their journey to the CCO chair and beyond. In on this month’s edition I visit with Ryan Rabalais. In this Part 1, he details his journey into compliance and the winding road which took him to the CCO Chair. The Compliance Life is now available on iTunes.
  9. On Compliance and Coronavirus this week: David Wolf on using podcasting and audio white papers as communication tools during the time of Covid-19; James Green on operationalizing risk management during this health crisis; Eden Gillott joins me to discuss crisis communication during the time of Covid-19. Compliance and Coronavirus is available on iTunes here.
  10. On the Compliance Podcast Network, this month topic: internal reporting and investigations; all on 31 Days to a More Effective Compliance Program. This week’s offerings: Monday-intro to internal reporting and investigations; Tuesday-Advantages of an internal reporting system; Wednesday-Internal reporting case study; Thursday– Internal Reporting Best Practices; Friday- Answering DOJ questions on internal reporting. Note 31 Days to a More Effective Compliance Program now has its own iTunes channel.

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