As the enjoy the Astros continue their decimation of their AL West opponents and the lads celebrate finally getting their own iTunes show, they return to discuss both events some of this week’s top compliance and ethics stories which caught their collective eyes.
1.    Complexity and compliance, how do you deal with this in your compliance program?
2.    The SEC gives two whistleblowers a premium for reporting internally before disclosing to regulators.
3.    Wither CITGO? Tom predicts things will go downhill quickly in a FCPA kind of way.The next day the government announces a subpoena to CITGO for potential FCPA violations.
4.     The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission on extending the commitment of management to do business in compliance and ethically.
5.     Managing Anticorruption Compliance Under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation. An article by Ruta Mrazauskaite.
6.     Is Exxon evil? Jaclyn Jaeger thinks so and explains why in an Op-Ed.
7.    Mike Volvok follows his 3-part series on auditing your investigative protocol with a 4-part series on a sanctions compliance program.
8.    Why is compliance is critical in the daily changing Trump trade wars against everyone. Paul Ziobro reports on FedEx.
9.    Why a ‘necessary evil’ does not constitute effective compliance. Mary Bennett explains.
10. ESG Screening Underscores Challenges in Third-Party Risk Management. Brian Alster considers.
11. This week Tom had a special 5-part podcast series sponsored by AMI on the new Justice 2019 Guidance featuring Eric Feldman. Check out the following: Part 1-Introduction;Part 2-Well-designed;Part 3– Effectively Implemented; Part 4-Working in Practice; Part 5-Final Thoughts.  The podcast is available on multiple sites: the FCPA Compliance Report, iTunes, JDSupra, Megaphone,YouTubeSpotifyand Corporate Compliance Insights. The Compliance Podcast Networkjoins C-Suite Radio.
12.  Join Tom in Boston for his industry leading Compliance Master Class on June 11 & 12. Listeners who attend will receive a complimentary copy of The Compliance Handbook. Registration and Information is here. Join Tom, Eric Feldman, Vin DiCianni and Jay at the AMI Roundtable in Boston on June 13 for a deep dive into the DOJ’s new Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs-2019 Guidance. Information and registration is here.
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