As Trump has trouble drinking a glass of water and walking (Note-not at the same time), Covid-19 cases spike, the US Supreme Court hands down a landmark decision on protections for the LGBTQ community in the workplace, self-distancing Tom and Jay are back to consider some of the top compliance articles and stories over the past week.

  1. Mike Volkov takes the chickens out to roost in a 3-part series on the DOJ Antitrust Division charges of price-fixing and bid-rigging conspiracy. In Corruption Crime & Compliance. Jon Rausch weighs in on Dipping Through Geometries.
  2. How will WFH change business? Alison Taylor opines on the World Economic Forum
  3. What are the three ‘R’s’ of a speak up culture? Lloydette Bai-Marrow on the FCPA Blog.
  4. GOP stymies data privacy/data protection legislation yet again. Dave Uberti reports in the WSJ.
  5. It’s your culture stupid. Jim Nortz in CCI.
  6. How is Covid-19 changing internal audit. Matt Kelly explores in Radical Compliance.
  7. Viva La France. Dylan Tokar reports in the WSK Risk and Compliance Journal.
  8. Making sure compliance is not marginalized during financial dislocation. A plethora of authors contribute on NYU’s Compliance and Enforcement Blog.
  9. The ethical upside to WFH. In the Center for Ethical Leadership
  10. 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 3, he details some of key skills of a CCO. The Compliance Life is now available on iTunes.
  11. On Compliance and Coronavirus this week,: Scott Price on cyber security risks going forward; Gabe Gumbs data privacy and data protection during the economic dislocation and Covid-19; David McLaughlin joins me to discuss increasing automation to enhance compliance. Compliance and Coronavirus is available on iTunes here.
  12. 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-The Investigative Team; Tuesday-investigative challenges; Wednesday-the witness interview; Thursday– issues in cross-border investigations; Friday– who and when to suspend. Note 31 Days to a More Effective Compliance Program now has its own iTunes channel.
  13. How does the Hundred Acre Wood inform compliance? Check out Tom’s 5-part blog post series on the FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog. Monday-Tigger and Sales; Tuesday-Kanga, Roo & Ombudsman; Wednesday-Eeyore and corp legal; Thursday-Piglet and Finance; Friday-Winnie the Pooh as CECO.

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