As Jay returns from an extended road trip, he and Tom look forward to an extended Labor Day weekend and are back to look at some of this week’s top compliance and ethics stories which caught their interest on This Week in FCPA in the Labor Day edition.


1.     Is ESG on your radar? Vince Walden in Fraud Magazine.

2.     The intersection of business and compliance. Mike Volkov in Corruption Crime and Compliance.

3.     China to set world standard for data privacy? Aaron Nicodemus in Compliance Week (sub req’d)

4.     Is Covid-19 the biggest challenge to compliance ever? Calvin Gordon in CCI.

5.     UK signals different approach on data transfer from EU. Aaron Nicodemus in Compliance Week (sub req’d)

6.     3 compliance officers get SEC whistleblower award. Matt Kelly in Radical Compliance.

7.     Email break-ins sanctionable. Dylan Tokar in WSJ Risk & Compliance Journal.

8.     ISO 37002 and EU Whistleblower standard. Kelly Maxwell in Convercent by One Trust blog.

9.     Trial of the Century in Mozambique, Part 2. Rick Messick in GAB.

10.  Diversity training that fosters acceptance and collaboration.  ComplianceLine blog.

Podcasts and Events

11.  On Innovation in Compliance this week I interviewed Ethisphere’s Erica Salmon Byrne and Doug Allen on the opening of submissions to the World’s Most Ethical 2022 awards. You can listen to the pod here. You can find out more about the submission process here.

12.  On The Compliance Life, in August I visited with Kortney Nordrum CCO at Deluxe. In Episode 1, from Red Wing to Israel. In Episode 2, From Freddie Mac to the law. In Episode 3, how Kortney found her professional passion – Compliance. In Episode 4, Kortney moves into the CCO chair.

13.  Breaking News features The Compliance Handbook, 2nd edition. Check out the Breaking News feature here. Purchase The Compliance Handbook, 2nd edition here.

14.  Join K2 Integrity September 15 for a round-table discussion as we reflect on the 20th Anniversary of September 11 and consider its impact on countering terrorist financing and illicit financing, and the continuing risks to national security. The roundtable will include members of the team that spearheaded the post-9/11 counter illicit finance regime: Juan Zarate, Chip Poncy, Danny McGlynn, moderated by Dr. Michele L. Malvesti. Information and Registration here.

15.  The week of 9/11, Tom will run a 6-part special podcast series on Looking Back on 9/11. In this series he will visit with professionals from a variety of compliance perspectives who will discuss how 9/11 changed our profession, including three who were in NYC during the attacks. Check it out on the Compliance Podcast Network.

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