Reports are that Airbus will settle corruption allegations for nearly $4bn in England. What other bombshells are out there? Jay and Tom are back to consider some of the top compliance articles and stories which caught our eye this week. Stay tuned for our fearless Super Bowl predictions.

  1. Airbus to settle corruption charges for nearly $4bn.
  2. Ericsson executives acted in ‘bad faith’. Dick Cassin reports.
  3. What are 5 takeaways from the Luanda Leaks? Allison Taylor explains.
  4. Should we worry about the Trump Administration gutting the FCPA? Matthew Stephenson opines.
  5. How can you use external resources to bolster your compliance program? Jay continues his series.
  6. The SEC provides some pointers on cyber-security. Matt Kelly explores.
  7. Why is sponsorship important in compliance? Mary Shirley explains.
  8. What role did corrupt play in the coronavirus? Gretta Fenner and Monica Guy explore.
  9. A more comprehensive look at the SFO’s thoughts on compliance programs.
  10. On the Compliance Podcast Network, Tom concludes his 31 Days to a More Effective Compliance Program series and announces he is extending it out for the year. This week saw the following offerings: Day 27 considers pre-acquisition due diligence in M&A ; Day 28 looks at requirements in post-acquisition integration; Day 29 looks at root case analysis; Day 30 details how to use a root cause analysis to remediate; Day 31 concludes with a look at the 3 levels of due diligence. 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.

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