Jay and I take things in a different direction this week. We consider some of the year end wrap ups and pontifications of the future that recently caught our collective eyes. Jay reflects on the greatest pro football dynasty of alltime, how it got there and where it may be going.

  1. Tom goes all in on looking back and looking forward. DOJ year in review. SEC year in review. Issues for compliance professionals for 2020. Bribery schemes from 2019, and responses to these bribery schemes.
  2. Matt Kelly provides his take on 7 issues for 2020. Tom and Matt go into the weeds for Part 1 on a 2-part podcast series on the veiled land of the future in Compliance into the Weeds.
  3. Mike Volkov does a podcast on the FCPA review in review. He also has three blog post, -1-a record setting year, 2-FCPA Enforcement Highlights and 3-Carnac the Magnificent.
  4. Ten top D&O stories from 2019. Kevin LaCroix on the D&O Diary.
  5. 2020 will see the convergence of ABC and human rights compliance. Allison Taylor in the FCPA Blog.
  6. The year in export trade control (and a look forward).
  7. Dave Lefort weighs in from the EIC perspective. In Complaince Week (sub req’d)
  8. The Gibson Dunn 2019 FCPA Review is out.
  9. On the Compliance Podcast Network, Tom continues his 31 Days to a More Effective Compliance Program series.This week saw the following offerings: Day 6 details the Code of Conduct ; Day 7considers policies and procedures; Day 8 looks at internal controls; Day 9 looks at 360 degrees of compliance communications; Day 10 looks at the use of social media in compliance.
  10. Is the Patriots Dynasty over? Does Jay come to mourn TB12 or to praise him. Our thoughts on the greatest professional football dynasty of all time.

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.