Reports are that Airbus would settle corruption allegations for nearly $4bn in England were correct. Jay and Tom are back to consider some of the top compliance articles and stories which caught our eye this week.

  1. Airbus commentary is out. Dick Cassin on the FCPA Blog, Mike Volkov on Corruption Crime and Compliance, Tom Fox on the FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog and Jonathan Armstrong on Cordery Compliance all lead the discussion.
  2. COSO warns of siloed compliance. Kristin Broughton in the WSJ Risk and Compliance Journal.
  3. Odebretch extends monitorship 9 months. Will that be enough? Mengqi Sun explores in the WSJ Risk and Compliance Journal.
  4. What about small annual changes in the TI-CPI? Matthew Stephenson goes diadic in the Global Anti-Corruption Blog.
  5. Is new DOJ Guidance a sword or shield or both? Jay continues his series in CCI.
  6. How to grow your compliance program as your company scales. Gio Gallo explains in CCI.
  7. Worried about CCO liability? Matt Kelly explores on Radical Compliance.
  8. Bernie Ebbers passes. A moment of silence for his role in compliance. Jim Zarolli in NPR.
  9. Speaker programs and big pharma. WilmerHale lawyers opine in NYU’s Compliance and Enforcement Blog.
  10. On the Compliance Podcast Network, Tom begins a one month look at the role of HR in compliance.This week saw the following offerings: Monday-introduction to the role of HR in compliance; Tuesday-the role of HR in creating an ethical culture; Wednesday-the hiring process; Thursday-the reference check. Friday-incentivizing 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.
  11. Join Tom for the webinar, The Houston Astros: Ethics, Compliance and Sign Stealing onThursday February 13, at 2 PM CST. Registration and information here.

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