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FCPA Flash – A Conversation With Adriaen Morse

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The FCPA Flash podcast provides in an audio format the same fresh, candid, and informed commentary about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and related topics as readers have come to expect from written posts on FCPA Professor.

This FCPA Flash episode is a conversation with Adriaen Morse. Morse is among a small number of individuals who has experienced the FCPA from three different vantage points (counsel in the SEC’s enforcement division, a partner at international law firms and currently running his own firm, and leading the litigation and compliance departments of two Fortune 200 public companies as chief litigation counsel and chief ethics and compliance officer).

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FCPA Flash – A Conversation With Camilla de Silva (Joint Head of Bribery And Corruption – U.K. Serious Fraud Office)

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The FCPA Flash podcast provides in an audio format the same fresh, candid, and informed commentary about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and related topics as readers have come to expect from written posts on FCPA Professor.

This FCPA Flash episode is a conversation with Camilla de Silva (Joint Head of Bribery and Corruption at the U.K. Serious Fraud Office). During the podcast, de Silva discusses: whether the Bribery Act (including both “hard” and “soft” enforcement) has been successful in achieving its objectives; the SFO’s position on ISO 37001 (it doesn’t have a position); whether the Rolls-Royce enforcement action (see here for a prior post) conflicted with Article 5 of the OECD Convention; and the U.K.’s approach to multi-jurisdictional issues.

See here for a previous FCPA Flash podcast episode with Matthew Wagstaff (Joint Head of Bribery and Corruption at the U.K. Serious Fraud Office).

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FCPA Flash – A Conversation With Gregory Paw And Sandra Orihuela Regarding The Broader Ramifications Of The Odebrecht Enforcement Action

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The FCPA Flash podcast provides in an audio format the same fresh, candid, and informed commentary about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and related topics as readers have come to expect from written posts on FCPA Professor.

This FCPA Flash episode is a conversation with Gregory Paw (Pepper Hamilton) and Sandra Orihuela (Orihuela Abogados – Lima, Peru and Miami). As highlighted in this prior post, in December 2016 the DOJ and SEC brought (in addition to other law enforcement authorities around the globe) an enforcement action against Brazilian companies Odebrecht/Braskem. In the podcast Paw and Orihuela discuss the broader ramifications of the Odebrecht enforcement in South America and Latin America and compliance trends in these regions in the aftermath of the notable enforcement action.

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FCPA Flash – A Conversation With Hannibal Kemerer Regarding The Senate’s 2010 FCPA Hearing And What Has Been Accomplished

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The FCPA Flash podcast provides in an audio format the same fresh, candid, and informed commentary about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and related topics as readers have come to expect from written posts on FCPA Professor.

This FCPA Flash episode is a conversation with Hannibal Kemerer (Squire Patton Boggs). As former chief counsel of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Crime and Drugs Subcommittee, Kemerer was the lead lawyer for Senator Arlen Specter and has unique insight into why Senator Specter held an FCPA oversight hearing in November 2010 (see here for the hearing transcript, here for the video). During the podcast, Kemerer discusses why Senator Specter held the hearing, what Senator Specter hoped to accomplish in the hearing, and whether the goals of the hearing were actually accomplished. Now in private practice, Kemerer also discusses the difference between approaching FCPA issues from a a private practitioner standpoint compared to a public policy standpoint.

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FCPA Flash – A Conversation With Michael Goldberg On The Refusal To Settle

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The FCPA Flash podcast provides in an audio format the same fresh, candid, and informed commentary about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and related topics as readers have come to expect from written posts on FCPA Professor.

This FCPA Flash episode is a conversation with Michael Goldberg (Baker Botts). Goldberg represented Cobalt International Energy in connection with several instances of FCPA scrutiny and as highlighted in this recent post his client refused to settle. During the podcast, Goldberg discusses his client’s FCPA scrutiny, the reasons for his client’s refusal to settle, the negative effects Cobalt experienced despite prevailing, and how the world of investigations is broken and who shares the blame.

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