As the new Wells Fargo CEO tells Congress that things are really different this time, Tom and Jay reflect on the corporate scandal that may well never end and consider some of the other top compliance articles and stories which caught their eye this week.

  1. Compliance Week has a plethora of articles relating to Wells Fargo. Aaron Nicodemus considers the testimony of Charlie Scharf; Jaclyn Jaeger on Lessons Learned and Board resignations. (Even though a subscription is required for these articles, if you go to Compliance Week site and register for a free account to view four articles at no charge.)
  2. John Wood Group reserves $46MM for anti-corruption settlement. Dylan Tokar in the WSJ Risk and Compliance Journal.
  3. Is unified transaction monitoring a paneca? Sujata Dasgupta explains in CCI.
  4. Is every email a FCPA violation? Bill Steinman asks in the FCPA Blog.
  5. OCC issues some excellent guidance around 3rd Matt Kelly considers in Radical Compliance.
  6. Wow moments in compliance, Part 4. Geert Vermeulen continues his 5-part series in Risk and Compliance Platform Europe.
  7. What are the dangers of a hyper-focused sales culture? Mike Volkov explores in Corruption, Crime & Compliance.
  8. Supply Chain and coronavirus. Global Supply Chain Blog.
  9. Economic crime levy in UK. Jonathan Rausch considers in Dipping Through Geometries.
  10. Banks behaving badly, parts 3088 and 3089. SwedBank and Fifth Third.
  11. On the Compliance Podcast Network, Tom opens a new month by looking at the role of innovation in compliance on 31 Days to a More Effective Compliance Program.This week saw the following offerings: Monday-Compliance capabilities needed to use AI programs; Tuesday-4 practices for delivering an AI solution; Wednesday-Finding compliance patterns in raked leaves; Thursday-Using AI in compliance contracting; Friday-taming complexity in compliance. Note 31 Days to a More Effective Compliance Program now has its own iTunes channel. If you want to binge out and listen to only these episodes, click here. This month’s sponsor is Affiliated Monitors, Inc.

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.