Tom and Jay brave the surge in Covid cases by staying safe at home. They are back to look at top compliance articles and stories which caught their eye this week.

  1. World Acceptance bribed with bags of cash. Mike Volkov in Crime Corruption & Compliance.
  2. Implications from the end of Privacy Shield. Lawyers from Debevoise & Plimpton in NYU’s Compliance and Enforcement blog.
  3. NRA shoots itself in foot over non-compliance? Kyle Brausser in Compliance Week. (sub req’d)
  4. Using lessons learned. Jeff Kaplan and Rebecca Walker in CCI.
  5. Dick Cassin asks ‘are agents ever legal under the FCPA?’ in the FCPA Blog.
  6. Applying 2020 Updates to anti-trust compliance. Matt Kelly writing in Navex Global’s Ethics and Compliance Matters.
  7. What is a metric’s inventory and why do you need one? Tom explains in the FCPA Complaince and Ethics Blog.
  8. Follow on corruption litigation is expensive. Kevin LaCroix in the D&O Diary.
  9. This month on The Compliance Life, I am joined by Louis Sapirman. In Part 1, we looked at Louis personal and professional journey into compliance. In this week’s Part 2, we discussed the qualities of a successful CCO.
  10. On Compliance and Coronavirus this week, we had John Fanning discusses the increased need for due diligence during Covid-19, Andy Goldstrom on compliance adaptations during Covid; and Jed Gardner on business as usual.
  11. On the Compliance Podcast Network, on 31 Days to a More Effective Compliance Program, this month focuses on the role of the Board in compliance. This week saw the following offerings: Monday-BOD’s inquiring up and down; Tuesday– the BOD’s role in internal controls; Wednesday-BOD as an internal control; Thursday– BOD governance and risk oversight; and Friday-what is your Board’s investigative protocol. The month of August is being sponsored by Affiliated Monitors. 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.
  12. Join Jay and Tom at Converge20. Convercent’s top compliance conference is going virtual this year. Check at the agenda and register here.

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