Expanding Compliance Obligations of the Board – Part 1: Blue Bell

Expanding Compliance Obligations of the Board – Part 1: Blue Bell

The role of the Board of Directors has always been a key part of any best practices compliance program. The Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have consistently said that a Board’s role is active oversight of compliance. Over the...
Lessons Learned from L’Affair Gruden

Lessons Learned from L’Affair Gruden

The fallout from the John Gruden imbroglio has widened and deepened. Many have asked why the NFL sat on the Gruden emails which were uncovered in the investigation of the toxic culture of the Washington football team, known to the NFL since the spring of this year,...

What’s Next In Compliance

Ed. Note-I was recently interviewed by Pat McParland for the MetricsStream blog. The interview is presented by the permission of MetricsStream.  I recently had the privilege to sit down with Tom Fox. Tom is the author of the award-winning FCPA Compliance and Ethics...
Lessons Learned from L’Affair Gruden

WPP Enforcement Action: Part 5 – The Lessons Learned

This week we have been exploring the recent Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Cease and Desist Order (Order) entered into last week with WPP plc, the world’s largest advertising group, for paying bribes to Indian government officials and participating in other...