Joe Mont takes a look at the campaign trail and the tendency for companies to get political at their own peril, as avoiding regulatory and reputational risk requires policies and audits to ensure compliance with a panoply of federal and state laws.
Five years after the Bribery Act, the Serious Fraud Office has yet to produce a major conviction. Will Airbus—the latest aerospace company under investigation—be its first big collar? Neil Hodgereports.
As the string of police shooting incidents galvanized #BlackLivesMatter and #BlueLivesMatter, some police departments are embracing de-escalation as a way to improve police work in general. Bill Coffinhas more.
Wells Fargo executives will testify before Congress this week amid revelations that employees opened unauthorized deposit and credit card accounts in their pursuit of sales targets and bonuses. Joe Mont reports.
The SEC has prevailed in a jury trial against the City of Miami (which it labeled “a recidivist violator of the federal securities laws”) and Michael Boudreaux, the city’s former budget director. Bruce Cartonhas more enforcement hits and misses.
The Man From FCPA, Tom Fox, asks why it is always the employee’s fault when a corporation engages in fraudulent activity leading to regulatory fallout. Perhaps the CEO of Wells Fargo, responsible for the firing of 5,300 “rogue” employees for fraudulent activity, has the answer.
Since the July 23 Brexit vote, the United Kingdom has dwelled in an interim world of having declared its intent to break off from the European Union without having actually done it. That no longer matters. Join us at Compliance Week Europe to continue the conversation.