Compliance into the Weeds is the only weekly podcast which takes a deep dive into a compliance related topic, literally going into the weeds to more fully explore a subject. In this episode we take a deep dive into Cardinal Health FCPA enforcement action brought by the SEC. Some of the highlights include:

  • What is the background to the matter?
  • How did a Chinese acquisition cause so much FCPA grief?
  • What were the types of business relationships involved?
  • How did the corporate office respond?
  • What red flags were spotted or missed?
  • Why didn’t the corporate office take stronger action?
  • What was the SEC’s response in the fine and penalty phase?


Matt Kelly blog post, Cardinal Health Pays $8.8 Million on FCPA Issues

Tom Fox blog post, Cardinal Health FCPA Enforcement Action: High Risk Business Relationships