This Week in FCPA-Episode 96, 2018 - the Opening Day edition

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With Opening Day and the Astros raising the WS banner only a couple of days away, Jay and Tom take a look at some of the top compliance stories over the past week.

1. Kinross Gold Corporation settles SEC FCPA enforcement action for $950,000.

2. Canada unveils its version of Deferred Prosecution Agreements.

3. Did Exxon structure a deal to avoid FCPA See more +

With Opening Day and the Astros raising the WS banner only a couple of days away, Jay and Tom take a look at some of the top compliance stories over the past week.

1. Kinross Gold Corporation settles SEC FCPA enforcement action for $950,000.

2. Canada unveils its version of Deferred Prosecution Agreements.

3. Did Exxon structure a deal to avoid FCPA liability? Scott Patterson, Bradley Olson and James V. Grimaldi, look at a deal by Exxon offshore Liberia.

4. The Caremark decision is now 20 years old. What has been the impact on compliance of this seminal case on the responsibility of Boards for compliance?

5. Eric Carlson, writing in the FCPA Blog, says to expect more anti-corruption enforcement actions in China going forward.

6. Shell files criminal complaint against former employee for receiving a kickback from alleged bribes paid in Nigeria.

7. Check out the top new podcast in the compliance field Innovation in Compliance. It is available on the FCPA Compliance Report, iTunes, Libsyn, YouTube and JDSupra.

8. Tom announces presales of his next book, the Complete Compliance Handbook, which will be published by Compliance Week in April 2018. It is available for PreSale here.

9. Jonathan Armstrong will be in Houston on April 10 to put on a half-day GDPR workshop. You can find out more and register at the Greater Houston Business and Ethics Roundtable website, GHBER.org. Jonathan and Tom will put on a Bribery Act Roundtable breakfast on April 12 in Houston. For registration and more information, contact Tom.

10. Tom will be leading Convercent Roundtables on using data to drive ethics to the center of business in Miami (April 4), Houston (April 17) and Dallas (April 18).

11. Jay details presentations by his Affiliated Monitors’ colleagues at the SCCE European Compliance and Ethics Institute and the upcoming presentations with Convercent.

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