Thomas Fox

Compliance Programs under the Brazilian Clean Companies Act

According to the World Bank, Brazil is the world’s seventh wealthiest economy, with a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of US$ 2.253 trillion in 2012. On the other hand, Brazil is ranked 69th out of 175 countries in Transparency…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade

The Power of Positive Thinking

Wrapping up this week’s communication series, I am reminded of my own personal flaws… and I can be my own worst enemy. Nothing you’ve read these past few days should be surprising to you, but I hope they have served as a…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts

FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 144-SEC Enforcement of the FCPA, Part I [Video]

In this episode I begin a two-part exploration of the differences between the Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement of the FCPA from the Department of Justice enforcement…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Law

Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness

Ed. Note-I am on Spring Break this week. The Two Tough Cookies graciously agreed to once again provide a week of guest posts.  Remember when I said many “leaders” either aren’t aware, or don’t care, to take a few extra…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts

Appreciative Inquiry and Servant-Leadership

So, you have done your cultural assessment, you have identified gaps that need to be addressed in terms of change, and you’re ready to take action. The first tool we’ll explore with you is known as Appreciative Inquiry (AI). The…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts

Trust in the Balance

This tough Cookie is grateful to have been asked to submit some articles for Tom Fox while he visits with his daughter during Spring Break. When I pondered what would be an appropriate topic for the week, immediately…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts

Miss Marple Short Stories and SEC Enforcement of the FCPA, Part V – Final Thoughts

I conclude my week of exploration of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple short stories and the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by reviewing some of the new things I’ve…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 142-Reflections on the Goodyear FCPA Enforcement Action [Video]

In this episode I take a deep dive into the Goodyear FCPA enforcement action. I review the underlying allegations and the lessons learned for the compliance practitioner…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

Ingots of Gold & SEC FCPA Enforcement – Communication – Part IV

Today I want to use the Christie’s story Ingots of Gold as an introduction to some of the regular communications that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) representatives frequently provide in public forums, regarding…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

The Blue Geranium – SEC Enforcement of the FCPA – Part III

In Christie’s The Blue Geranium a difficult and cantankerous semi-invalid wife is looked after by a succession of nurses. They changed regularly, unable to cope with their patient, with one exception Nurse Copling who somehow…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

The Companion and SEC Enforcement of the FCPA – Part II

I will use Agatha Christie’s short story The Companion as the introduction to today’s blog post. This story, related by one of the Tuesday story-telling group of detective aficionados, Dr. Lloyd, and is about two people who are…more
| Administrative Law, Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 141-Pi Day and Compliance Programs [Video]

In this episode, recorded on Pi Day, March 14, 2015, I consider the math symbol Pi and how it relates to the symmetry of a FCPA compliance program…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

Miss Marple Short Stories and SEC Enforcement of the FCPA, Part I

I am a huge Agatha Christie fan. I have read most of the Poriot novels and many of the Jane Marple novels as well. However, I was not aware of Christie’s work in the short story format until I recently read a volume entitled…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

Responsibility, Accountability and the FCPA Institute in Houston

What is accountability in your compliance program? How does it relate to responsibility for a company to prevent, detect and remediate any issues that might arise under a Foreign Corrupt Practices (FCPA) compliance program? What…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade

Protections for CCOs from Wrongful Termination

This week the Houston Texans unceremoniously cut the franchise’s greatest player in its short history, receiver Andre Johnson. This was after his being hauled into the office of the head coach and being told that he would only…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade, Securities Law
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