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FCPA Flash Podcast – A Conversation With Philip Urofsky Regarding 2018 FCPA Trends And Developments

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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 Urofsky (Shearman & Sterling and a former FCPA enforcement official at the DOJ). During the podcast, Urofsky elaborates on various issues such as jurisdiction over foreign actors and parent-subsidiary issues found in the firm’s always informative FCPA Digest. Urofsky also opines on what the FCPA enforcement landscape might look like if business organizations would put the government to its burden of proof in enforcement actions.

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A Year Of FCPA Flash Podcast Episodes

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The FCPA Flash podcast was launched in February 2016 and quickly become a leading podcast devoted to Foreign Corrupt Practices Act issues. Sponsored by Kreller Group, 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.

What makes FCPA Flash worth your listen is the roster of highly experienced guests who offer candid expert commentary on the top FCPA and related issues of the day. 2018 guests included practitioners from around the world, government officials, former federal court judges, in-house counsel, and others with unique perspectives on FCPA and related issues.

Set forth below is a summary of the 23 episodes produced in 2018 and how these episodes can elevate your FCPA knowledge, sophistication, and practical skills.

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FCPA Flash Podcast – A Conversation With Kevin Abikoff Regarding FCPA Compliance Challenges And Other Developments

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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 Kevin Abikoff (Co-chair of Hughes Hubbard & Reed’s Anti-Corruption and Internal Investigations Practice Group). In the podcast, Abikoff discusses: FCPA compliance challenges; his top two legal or policy developments in 2018 in the FCPA space; and whether the FCPA has truly been successful in achieving its objectives.

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FCPA Flash Podcast – A Conversation With Joseph Moreno Regarding The Limits Of An FCPA Compliance Program

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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 Joseph Moreno (a former federal prosecutor and currently a partner in Cadwalader’s White Collar Defense and Investigations Group). Moreno, along with other Cadwalader attorneys, recently authored this article “When Realities Test the Limits of Your FCPA Program” that caught my eye. During the podcast, Moreno discusses: the origins of the article; how excessive risk aversion regarding corporate hospitality can have negative consequences; what Congressional leaders in the mid-1970’s who led the FCPA movement might think about certain current enforcement theories; and what might happen if certain enforcement theories were actually subjected to judicial scrutiny.

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FCPA Flash Podcast – A Conversation With Thomas Gorman Regarding The SEC’s Recent Internal Controls Report Of Investigation

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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 Thomas Gorman (Dorsey & Whitney, former Senior Counsel in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, and founder and editor of the informative SEC Actions blog). In the episode, Gorman discusses the SEC’s recent report of investigation relevant to the FCPA’s internal controls provisions, whether certain emerging FCPA issues should have been addressed through a report of investigation as opposed to an enforcement action, and common SEC internal controls enforcement theories including the “prevent and detect” standard not even found in the FCPA.

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