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August 16, 2023 | Articles | Corporate Compliance Insights

The China Syndrome: Competing Regimes Make Due Diligence a Tall Task

The U.S-China relationship has never exactly been a great one- But recent escalations on both sides of the divide have corporations with business interests in China caught in the middle. Bradley L. Dizik and Akiko Goldberg discuss the strain on due diligence investigators.… Read More

March 23, 2023 | Media Mentions

DOJ Sends Message To Counsel In Ericsson Plea Deal (paywall)

Julie Myers Woods explains how the “DOJ is clearly sending a message that this is a new era of corporate enforcement,” Wood added, citing chief compliance officer certification, focus on culture, more teeth in incentives to disclose individuals involved in wrongdoing and a higher bar on granting cooperation.… Read More

March 2, 2023 | Articles | Corporate Compliance Insights

Uncharted Waters: McDonald’s Case Ushers in New Era of C-Suite Accountability

The recent ruling involving toxic behavior at McDonald’s could mean that the C-suite will soon bear the same oversight duty of boards of directors. Bart M. Schwartz and Bonnie Jonas of Pallas Global Group share their perspectives on the tectonic shift in corporate liability.… Read More

February 13, 2023 | Podcasts

Eric Young on the Evolution of the CCO

Eric Young joins Tom Fox of the FCPA Compliance Report podcast to talk about the highlights of the Monaco Memo, updates on the Corporate Enforcement Policy, a case study from ABB to showcase the role of the CCO, and how firms should interpret Department of Justice speeches. He further dives into the corporate culture, accountability, and role of the CCO. Finally, Eric sheds light on a case from McDonald’s involving the former CEO and their decision to claw back compensation. … Read More