As Tom records from an undisclosed location, he and Jay are back to take a look at this week’s stories top compliance and ethics stories which caught their interest on This Week in FCPA in the Live from Portland edition.


  1. Tom takes up the call for Design Thinking to be used in compliance. Part 1-the steps in design thinking. Part 2-using design thinking to operationalize compliance. Part 3-into your compliance program.
  2. I screen, You screen, We all screen (but not for ice cream). Szilvia Andriasik in the FCPA Blog.
  3. The pandemic redefined the role of the GC. Did it do the same for the CCO. Abbott Martin and Rosie Griffin in
  4. How to train managers in COI. Jeff Kaplan in COI Blog.
  5. The Bribery Act at 10. Neil Hodge in Compliance Week (sub req’d)
  6. Expanding your DD horizons for ESG. Alek Chance In Navex Global’s Risk and Compliance Matters.
  7. Upgrading your compliance program in 5 steps. Joe Murphy in Compliance Week (Sub Req’d)
  8. Is your training sticky? Gio Gallo in CCI.
  9. Using data analytics to uncover anomalies. Jessica Ellsworth in CCI.
  10. Internally communicating about cyber security issues. Davis Polk lawyers in the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance.

Podcasts and Events

  1. Career Can Do, the latest edition to the Compliance Podcast Network, premiers this week. Recruiting guru Mary Ann Faremouth discusses all facets of the hiring process. In Episode 1, she interviews Jessica Levine.
  2. In Integrity Through Compliance, AMI’s Dionne Lomaxspeaks with Joe Miller, the co-chair of Mintz Levin’s antitrust practice. They focus on recent developments in antitrust compliance — specifically, compliance with government consent decrees and what might be occurring behind the scenes at federal enforcement agencies once a company has settled antitrust charges.
  3. This week on Greetings and Felicitations, Tom is joined by Ben Locwin to look at some of the science behind Star Trek, the Original Series. Mirror Mirror and TransportersWhere No Man Has Gone Before and PhasersThe Naked Time and Warp DriveTomorrow is Yesterday and Black Holes, White Holes, and Wormholes; and Journey to Babel and the Medicine of TOS.
  4. A new month on The Compliance Life! In July I visit with Asha Palmer, CECO at Convercent. In Episode 1, from Claire Huxable to the DOJ. In Episode 2, ‘What do you think about Abu Dhabi?’
  5. The tables are turned on Tom by the Brothers Gallo and Jason Mefford as they interview him for their respective pods. Nick and Gio on The Ethics Experts. Jason on Jamming with Jason.
  6. The Compliance Handbook, 2nd edition is released. Learn about it here. Purchase it here.

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