As Wirecard seems to be missing $2bn, Texas Covid-19 cases explode as self-isolating Tom and self-distancing Jay are back to consider some of the week’s top compliance articles and stories on This Week in FCPA.

  1. Supreme Court rules on profit disgorgement. Harry Cassin breaks the story in the FCPA Blog. Tom and Matt Kelly discuss in this week’s Compliance into the Weeds. Mengqi Sun opines it could shrink whistleblower awards, on the WSJ Risk and Compliance Journal.
  2. What are 5 ways to use a risk assessment? Jeff Kaplan in the FCPA Blog.
  3. Is the SEC on a rampage around internal controls? Bill Steinman thinks so, in the FCPA Blog.
  4. What are some of the problems with foreign issuers? Alissa Kole Amico on the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance.
  5. Covid-19 issues and compliance, all on CCI. David England on 3rd Party Risk Management; Chris Jeffrey on your control environment; and Casey Pozarowszczky on fraud risk.
  6. What do global ABC enforcement agencies look like? Jon Rausch explores on Dipping Through Geometries.
  7. Wirecard is the first and biggest fraud of the 20’s. Reports in the WSJ-CEO Arrested & Missing $2bn, NYT-CEO Resigns, FT-the Reckoning.
  8. Novartis settles massive FCPA enforcement action. WSJ Risk and Compliance Journal.
  9. Interested in moving to the CCO chair? Check out my latest podcast series The Compliance Life where 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 concluding Part 4, he reflects on the role of coprorate culture. The Compliance Life is now available on iTunes.
  10. On Compliance and Coronavirus this week, a week of AMI: Rod Grandon on government bailouts and PPP compliance issues; Jesse Caplan on health care issues during crisis; Dionne Lomax joins me to M&A issues that may be coming down the road. Compliance and Coronavirus is available on iTunes here.
  11. On the Compliance Podcast Network, on 31 Days to a More Effective Compliance Program, this month’s topic has been internal reporting and investigations. This week’s offerings: Monday-How an investigation informs remediation; Tuesday-Asking some tough questions; Wednesday-Board investigative protocols; Thursday– how to have a successful Board investigation; Friday– how the Yates Memo changed investigations. Note 31 Days to a More Effective Compliance Program now has its own iTunes channel.
  12. Join Tom and Convercent’s Philip Winterburn to look at hotline reporting data during Covid-19 and what it means for compliance practitioners going forward. Tuesday June 30 at 10 AM CT. Registration and information are available here. It’s free.

Tom Fox is the Compliance Evangelist and can be reached at Jay Rosen is Mr. Monitor and can be reached at