Archive for 2019

E-book on compliance & ethics risk assessment

I am pleased that Corporate Compliance Insights has just published a revised and expanded edition of my e-book on risk assessment: Compliance & Ethics Risk Assessment: Concepts, Methods and New Directions. You can get a free download here.

Risk assessment expectations under DOJ C&E program evaluation criteria

A column in Corporate Compliance Insights. I hope you find it interesting.

Preventing investigative failures

It is too soon to know how history will judge the efficacy of the Mueller special counsel investigation. But there is no shortage of clear investigative failures in the private sector, such as in the Wells Fargo debacle. In Complex Compliance Investigations – a soon-to-be-published article in the Columbia Law […]

False allegations of conflicts of interest

Over the course of the nearly two years that Robert Mueller served as Special Counsel, President Trump complained that Mueller had conflicts of interest that should have prevented him from being  in that role. One of these concerned Mueller’s having supposedly been turned down for a job as Trump’s FBI chief. […]

A webcast on effective COI compliance programs

https://www.pli.edu/programs/effective-conflict-of-interest-program Rebecca Walker and I hope you can attend.

Designing compliance incentives

A new article from SCCE’s  Compliance & Ethics Professional on an always challenging area. I hope you find it interesting.

Shifting Perspectives on COI in the Modern Workforce

An article by Rebecca Walker and me on the Navex Global website. We hope you find it interesting.

Behavioral ethics training for managers

In “Companies Need to Pay More Attention to Everyday Unethical Behavior” – published last month in the Harvard Business Review  – Yuval Feldman, Professor of Legal Research at Bar Ilan University, argues: Many large scandals have sounded the alarm on the need to monitor corporate corruption. The typical response from […]

Essential ingredients of an effective conflict of interest policy

In today’s edition of the FCPA Blog. I hope you find it useful.

Conflicts of interest for “the little people”

The conclusion of the Mueller investigation does little to resolve the much broader set of concerns regarding President Trump’s conflicts of interest. These are too numerous to be chronicled on this site, but are being tracked on a weekly basis by the Sunlight Foundation, which even offers a searchable data […]