The DOJ announces a new compliance initiative from the antitrust division. Tom and Jay consider it and some of this week’s top compliance and ethics stories which caught their collective eyes.

  1. What can companies learn from FIFA’s ongoing corruption scandals? Vera Cherepanova in Navex Global’s Ethics and Compliance Matters
  2. A close look at FCPA related securities litigation. Kevin Lacroix in his always excellent D&O Dairy.
  3. What is the new DOJ Antitrust Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs? Mike Volkov takes a deep dive in a two part series on Corruption Crime and Compliance. (Part 1and Part 2)
  4. How much does a steak and lobster dinner really cost you? Jonathan Rusch considers on Dipping Through Geometries.
  5. What does it take to be a great Board of Director? Henry Wolfe in CCI.
  6. How should you evaluate ESG factors in a business analysis? Todd Northman and Savannah Fox (no relation) explore in CCI.
  7. SEC says 7 years not enough time to evaluate whistleblower information to make an Dodd-Frank whistleblower award (or deny it). Kristin Broughton reports in the WSJ Risk and Compliance Journal.
  8. Another DPA in the UK. Another set of not guilty verdicts for individuals. Dylan Toklar explains in the WSJ Risk and Compliance Journal.
  9. Matt Kelly travels and considers All Things Compliance. First he blogs about it in Radical Compliance. Then he and Tom ponder it in a podcast on Compliance into the Weeds.
  10. Tom hosts Affilated Monitors in Houston! The AMI gang will be discussing the 2019 Guidance on Monday July 22, from 4:30 to 6 PM at Goode Company Seafood, 10211 Katy Freeway. Questions and RSVP to jrosen@affiliatedmonitors.com. Best of all, there is no charge to attend.
  11. Join Jay and Tom as they are hosted by Convercent for part one of Convercent’s webinar series on the DOJ Guidance: From the Benczkowski Memo to the 2019 Guidance, on Thursday July 25that 12 noon EDT. Registration and information is here.
  12. Join Tom and AMI’s Jerry Coyne have a five-part podcast series next week on the use of monitors by State AGs.

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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