Tom and I talk about News Corp. and the arrest of Rebekah Brooks (and the lawyer who charges $4,700 per hour). We talk about the Carson case and Judge Selna reassuring us that private means private. We talk about Esquinazi and his appeal, including the effect of the dueling declarations. Finally, we talk about Walmart, the expansion of the investigation, and how it’s bringing in more commentary than we’ve seen in the past.
1:01: Takeaways from the ABA Panel with the SEC
4:42: News Corp.’s Brooks arrested
8:39: The $4,700 per hour lawyer?!
12:57: Judge Selna’s tentative Carson decision; what should the government have to search and disclose?
26:29: Esquinazi appeal
31:41: The dueling “declarations.” Is Haiti Teleco an instrumentality or not? Haiti says no. Wait, they say yes.
42:14 Walmart’s disclosure
43:34: The Donald comments
49:52: What’s coming up from Tom and Howard, including that we are going to be together at Compliance Week on a panel going over the recent case law and hot FCPA issues. Come to Compliance Week and see us.