Our hearts go out to the communities which have suffered gun-massacre tradgedies, the most recent being in El Paso TX and Dayton, OH. They consider this issue from the compliance perspective and turn their collective eyes to some of this week’s top compliance and ethics stories.
1.    What is the corporate response to El Paso and Dayton? Tom and Matt Kelly explore in Compliance into the Weeds. Kristen Broughton considers corporate disclosures 2.    Congress considers a anti-foreign extortion bill to supplement the FCPA. Dick Cassin reports. 3.    Is a world free of corruption a dream of fools? The Basel Institute on Governance says no. 4.    What is cognitive governance? James Bone begins a 5-part series. 5.     AML and Sanctions Trends Under the Trump Administration. Lawyers from WilmerHale explain. 6.    What it the federal extortion and blackmail statute? Sara Kropf begins a two-part series. 7.    Does everyone want to do the right thing? Calvin London says maybe not in CCI. 8.    How to make your Code of Conduct great. Ed Petry tells us. 9.    Swiss bank ignores compliance officer; pays $10.7M for tax evasion. Jaclyn Jaeger reports.10.  SFO issues guidance for corporate cooperation. 11. Join Jay Rosen and myself for a 5 part exploration of Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Monitors But Were Afraid to Ask. Sponsored by AMI, it is a special production of the Compliance Podcast Network. 12.  Our colleague, Doug Cornelis successfully participated in the annual 2-day, 192 mile Pan-Mass Bike Challenge which raises money for the fight against cancer. I hope you will join me again in supporting Doug by donating to PMC. Information on Doug’s ride, why he rides and donation button are all found here.13.  Looking for one of the top conferences around. Look no further than Converge19, which is being put on by Convercent on October 2-3. Listeners to this podcast can garner a complimentary pass by using the code “foxvip”. Registration and information can be found here. Tom Fox is the Compliance Evangelist and can be reached at tfox@tfoxlaw.com. Jay Rosen is Mr. Monitor and can be reached at jrosen@affiliatedmonitors.com.  For more information on how an independent monitor can help improve your company’s ethics and compliance program, visit our sponsor Affiliated Monitors at www.affiliatedmonitors.com.