As the GOP calls for Grandparents to first sacrifice themselves for the stock market and then be sacrificed to push up the economy, self-distancing Tom and hunter-gatherer Jay are back to consider some of the top compliance articles and stories which caught their eye this week.

  1. Mike Volvok says ethical business decisions are even more important now. In Corruption Crime and Compliance.
  2. Matt Kelly has a trilogy of articles on coronavirus. What are missing; A Tale from Frank; and 8 Objectives to Manage Pandemic Risks.
  3. Testing Compliance. A new approach by Brandon Garrett and Gregory Mitchell. Download the paper here.
  4. Coronavirus could make ESG more important. Kristin Broughton and Maitane Sardon in the WSJ Risk & Compliance Journal.
  5. Allen Overy poaches Jonathan Lopez and Billy Jacobson from Orrick. Inex Kagubare in GIR.
  6. What is time and attendance fraud in the time of coronavirus? Sara Kropf explains on Grand Jury Target.
  7. Mike Volkov talks about sanctions compliance in the era of Trump and the int’l financial war. In Navex Global’s Risk and Compliance Matters.
  8. More WOW moments in compliance. Geert Vermeulen in Risk & Compliance Platform Europe.
  9. Looking at incentives and compliance. Jeff Walker and Rebecca Kaplan in CCI.
  10. The Affiliated Monitors Expert Podcast joins the Compliance Podcast Network.
  11. Tom premiers a new podcast series, Compliance and Coronavirus.
  12. On the Compliance Podcast Network, Tom opens a new month by looking at the role of innovation in compliance on 31 Days to a More Effective Compliance Program. This week saw the following offerings: Monday-Using innovation to break through silos; Tuesday-Originating a compliance ecosystem; Wednesday-Moving Data Science the last mile; Thursday-the Regional Compliance Committee; Friday-Innovation in investigative 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. This month’s sponsor is Affiliated Monitors, Inc.

Tom Fox is the Compliance Evangelist and can be reached at Jay Rosen is Mr. Monitor and can be reached at