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FCPA Flash – A Conversation With Alice Fisher Regarding DOJ FCPA Enforcement And Policy

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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 Alice Fisher (Latham & Watkins and former Assistant Attorney General in charge of the DOJ’s Criminal Division). During the podcast, Fisher discusses: the DOJ’s recent non-binding policy discouraging “piling on”;  the DOJ’s FCPA Opinion Procedure program in light of her 2006 comments as Assistant AG that the program should “be something that is useful as a guide to business”; whether the DOJ’s long-standing efforts to encourage voluntary disclosure have failed (for instance in the same above-linked speech Fisher stated: “I can tell you [companies] in unequivocal terms that you will get a real benefit” for voluntary disclosure; whether FCPA enforcement (in terms of resolution vehicles, enforcement theories, DOJ/SEC policy, etc.) has evolved for the better or the worse since her time at the DOJ; and what about the FCPA (the actual statute) or FCPA enforcement (DOJ/SEC enforcement policy, resolution vehicles, etc.) should change and why.

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FCPA Flash Podcast – A Conversation With Bradley Bondi Regarding His Recent FCPA Relevant House Testimony

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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 Bradley Bondi (Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP). As highlighted in this recent post, Bondi testified at a House hearing titled “Ensuring Effectiveness, Fairness, and Transparency in Securities Law Enforcement” that touched upon several FCPA relevant issues. In the podcast, Bondi elaborates on certain of these issues including: disgorgement and statute of limitation issues. In addition, based on his comment during the hearing that “few would consider a local police force successful in deterring crime if it announced record numbers of arrests year after year,” Bondi opines whether the FCPA is being successful in accomplishing its objectives.

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FCPA Flash Podcast – A Conversation With Philip Rohlik Regarding The Dun & Bradstreet 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 Philip Rohlik (Debevoise & Plimpton) regarding the recent Dun & Bradstreet enforcement action. As highlighted in this previous post, the enforcement action was unremarkable from a settlement amount perspective, yet serves as a microcosm of the many problems with FCPA enforcement and in the podcast Rohlik: questions just what criminal charges the DOJ actually declined and discusses other issues relevant to the so-called declination; discusses the concerning internal controls standard the SEC invoked in the enforcement action; and takes issue with certain commentary regarding the enforcement action.

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FCPA Flash Podcast – A Conversation With Machua Millett Regarding FCPA Insurance

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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 Machua Millett (Chief Innovation Officer, FINPRO US Marsh) regarding FCPA insurance. In 2012, FCPA Professor published this Q&A with Millett regarding the topic and in the podcast Millett provides an update on the relevant issues.

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A Long Weekend Listening List

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Traveling this holiday weekend? Got some downtime in the car or airport? Want something to listen to while barbecuing, taking a hike, or relaxing in your favorite place?

FCPA Professor is here to help and this post provides a list of recent FCPA Flash podcast episodes designed to elevate your FCPA knowledge and sophistication.

The FCPA Flash podcast was launched in February 2016 and has become a leading podcast devoted to Foreign Corrupt Practices Act issues. Sponsored by Kreller Group and published twice a month, FCPA Flash provides in an audio format the same fresh, candid, and informed commentary about the FCPA and related topics as readers have come to expect from written posts on FCPA Professor.

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