FCPA Flash – The Official Podcast of FCPA Professor
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In this episode, Matthew Galvin (Global Vice President, Ethics & Compliance at AB-InBev) talks about the company’s BrewRight compliance system including: the origins of BrewRight; what BrewRight is; and how it minimizes FCPA (and other) risk. Galvin also discusses whether companies that adopt similar compliance systems should be able to avail themselves of a “compliance defense.”
In this episode, Douglas Zolkind (Debevoise & Plimpton and former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York who prosecuted FCPA trials involving Ng Lap Seng and Patrick Ho): (i) shares his experiences trying FCPA cases including the difference between “FCPA violations” and “FCPA violations that can be proven at trial”; (ii) discusses underappreciated aspects of DOJ FCPA enforcement; (iii) opines whether the government is vulnerable on some of its FCPA enforcement theories; and (iv) suggests a change to FCPA enforcement.
In this episode, Jane Shvets (Debevoise & Plimpton) discusses 2020 FCPA developments including: (i) FCPA relevant portions of the recently enacted National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021; (ii) whether the DOJ's "anti-piling" policy is indeed true in practice; and (iii) what the future may hold for FCPA enforcement.
In this episode, Philip Urofsky (Shearman & Sterling and former DOJ FCPA prosecutor) discusses 2020 FCPA developments including: (i) the impact COVID had on 2020 FCPA enforcement; and (ii) transparency and consistency in FCPA enforcement.