Corruption Crime & Compliance
By Michael Volkov
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Michael Volkov tackles the current and hot topics in the legal realms of corruption, crime, and compliance.
||CleanEpisode 56 -- Catching Up with Special Counsel Mueller's Russia Investigation||Since my last update on the Russia investigation in December 2017, Special Counsel Mueller's investigation has been gaining momentum -- Paul Manafort plead guilty and agreed to cooperate after being convicted in the Eastern District of Virginia.||9/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 55 -- Update on the Iran Sanctions Program||--||9/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 54 -- A Deep Dive into the SEC's FCPA Settlement with Beam Suntory||In June 2018, the SEC announced an FCPA settlement with Beam Suntory for violations in India. Beam's settlement totaled over $8 million. Beam's conduct involved illegal payments made through third-party representatives to increase Beam's sales,||9/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 53 -- How to Test and Evaluate Your Compliance Program||An effective compliance program requires that companies review and improve their compliance programs. A company should regularly review and test its controls, and address potential weaknesses in its compliance program.||8/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 52 -- The False Claims Act and Healthcare Fraud||The federal government continues to push aggressive False Claims Act enforcement cases against healthcare companies, including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, hospices and other healthcare providers.||8/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 51 -- Dr. Pat Harned Interview||--||8/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 50 -- Cryptocurrency and Blockchain: Matt Stankiewicz Interviews Jason Davis, CEO of Hoard Invest||Investing in cryptocurrency is fraught with challenges and inefficiencies. Jason Davis is seeking to solve these problems with Hoard Invest - with a mission to empower anyone, anywhere in the world to hold, track, transfer,||8/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 49 -- Data Breach Notification in the GDPR Era||Global Companies face a complex set of data breach notification requirements. In the absence of a uniform federal standard, companies have to tailor their data breach notification procedures to meet the requirements of 50 U.S. states.||7/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 48: Tom Fox and Michael Volkov Review FCPA Enforcement in First Half of 2018||FCPA enforcement in the first half of 2018 continued at a steady pace. The first half of 2018 included several significant corporate and individual prosecutions for FCPA violations. Tom Fox and Michael Volkov review FCPA enforcement and identify si.||7/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 47 -- Cybersecurity Threats and Compliance||Companies face evolving and significant cyber risks. The FBI estimates that ransomware will generate at least $1 billion for criminals. Businesses stand to lose at least $400 billion each year from hacks. The cyber defense,||7/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 46 -- Implementing a Policy Management Program||Companies have to implement a robust policy management program. In today's risky environment, companies should automate a robust policy management program that requires regular review, assessment and updating of policies and procedures.||7/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 45 -- Sicily: An Inspiration -- Interview of Rosetta Sciacca||In a special podcast episode, I take time out from the legal and compliance world to discuss the wonderful island of Sicily, Italy. To explain and provide an introduction to Sicily, and in particular the western region, I interview my wife,||7/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 44 -- Compliance Program Best Practices: The FCPA Guidance and DOJ's Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs||The Justice Department has released two important documents that provide guidance to compliance practitioners as to compliance program best practices: (1) The FCPA Guidance; and (2) The Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs. In combination,||6/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 43 -- Global Compliance Programs and Challenges||Global companies face serious challenges in the design and implementation of compliance programs to meet increasing risks in emerging markets. As global companies grow, so do compliance programs. The specific design and structure of a global complia..||6/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 42 -- Managing Your CEO on Compliance||An increasing number of chief compliance officers report directly on a monthly basis to the Chief Executive Officer. As the compliance profession has earned independence and empowerment, CCOs are now part of the C-Suite and need to develop a positive.||6/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 41 -- Compliance and Technology||Compliance professionals are learning about new technologies that are quickly evolving to aid the compliance function. We hear regularly about the promise of artificial intelligence and block chain technology.||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 40 -- How to Conduct a Corporate Culture Assessment||--||5/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 39 -- Tom Fox's New Book -- The Complete Compliance Handbook||Tom Fox is a thought leader for the ethics and compliance profession. He is a prolific writer who has produced a steady body of work -- podcasts, books, blogs, articles -- to advance the compliance function. He is knowledgeable,||5/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 38 -- Update on the Special Counsel's Russia Investigation and the Michael Cohen Investigation||Special Counsel Mueller's investigation of possible connections between the Trump campaign and Russia has been dominating the country's attention. in recent weeks, the US Attorney's separate investigation of Michael Cohen's activities has been gainin.||5/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 37 -- Ethics and Compliance Trends from Recent Surveys and Studies||Two recent ethics and compliance surveys and studies provide important information on ethics and compliance program trends. The first is LRN’s 2018 Ethics and Compliance Program Effectiveness Report. The second is the Ethics and Complia...||5/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Insightful and succinct
Very interesting material presented in an easily digestible manner. Good use of your time!
Helpful Resource for Compliance Professionals
It’s great to have an on-demand resource that discusses timely compliance topics. Mike does a great job - always nice to hear insight from a former federal prosecutor!