This Week in FCPA-Episode 82, the Year End Wrap-Up Edition

by Thomas Fox
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Jay and I take things in a different direction this week. We take the top five podcasts from 2017 and each of us gives a highlight from that episode to highlight some of the key compliance issues from 2017:

1. Episode 55-The Covfefe Edition, for the week ending June 2

From Jay- Compliance is making its way into Boards of Directors.

From Tom- Samuel Mebiame, sentenced to two years behind bars for See more +

Jay and I take things in a different direction this week. We take the top five podcasts from 2017 and each of us gives a highlight from that episode to highlight some of the key compliance issues from 2017:

1. Episode 55-The Covfefe Edition, for the week ending June 2

From Jay- Compliance is making its way into Boards of Directors.

From Tom- Samuel Mebiame, sentenced to two years behind bars for paying bribes to help Och-Ziff with lucrative mining deals in Africa.

2. Episode 53-The I Left My Heart in SF Edition, for the week ending May 19

From Jay- Should compliance and ethics be wedded?

From Tom- Astros lead the MLB with the best record in baseball. Will they regress to the mean?

3. Episode 52-The Firing the Investigators Edition, for the week ending May 12

From Jay- ECI Report Finds Use of Corporate Monitors is on the Rise.

From Tom- Why the judgment of CEOs and their actions really do matter.

4. Episode 54-The Rubber Match Edition, for the week ending May 26

From Jay-he recaps the SCCE San Francisco event he attended last week.

From Tom-Was the individual enforcement against the MoneyGram CCO significant or much ado about nothing? See article by Dick Cassin in the FCPA Blog and by Sara Kropf in her Grand Jury Blog.

5. Episode 77-The Home for the Holidays Edition, for the week ending November 17

From Jay-

1a) Wal-Mart reserves $283MM to settle its outstanding FCPA matter.

1b) The Everything Compliance gang put together an eBook of their reflections from the recent SCCE 2017 Compliance and Ethics Institute.

From Tom- Tom visited with Marc Havener and Bryan Belknap about using movie clips to expand your compliance training classroom.

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