01:25: Many, many law firm “reports, reviews, alerts” etc. But is enforcement leveling out? And Miller Chevalier? Make a downloadable PDF, please.
08:28: Alcoa, Alba, and a publicized settlement offer
18:02: Chocolates and bribery. That is, the Orthofix case. And we get a full-on Howard rants starting about 28:13. And I get on a roll, and keep on it for a while.
36:55: Former Prime Minister of Israel Olmert acquitted of bribery. Ties into the US, and into the Sands investigation. How would this effect a US investigation?
In the middle of this: Tom leaves, Howard chokes, Tom returns.
41:44: Walmart, facilitation payments, and the (potentially premature) death notice for FCPA reform
42:19 starts the facilitation payments discussion. At 46:23, we start talking about the excellent China Law Blog, and Dan’s post from today. [Tom and I are in total agreement: you need to start reading China Law Blog, if you don’t already.]
Well, I thought I had figured out why the titles were coming on at the wrong time, but I was mistaken. Hmmm…maybe this show will get dismissed.
Tom and I are back from vacation and raring to go. The first section—about half the show—we spend on the Lindsey case. I end up on a bit of a rant.
We have a breakout session on the Compliance Defense with none other than the esteemed FCPA Professor, Mike Koehler. Agree with him or no, there’s no one more knowledgeable anywhere in the world about the history of the FCPA.
- Lindsey, starting at 1:45, takes up a significant amount of time (about 28 minutes)
- Olympus starts at 29:47 (almost 3 minutes)
- Alstom starts at 32:38 (4 1/2 minutes)
- SFO Red Flags starts at 37:06 (1 1/2 minutes)
- Pfizer starts at 38:45 (6 1/2 minutes)
- Finmeccanica starts at 45:33 (about 2 minutes)
Full episode (despite the bars, go ahead and hit play. I’ll work):
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Breakout/Conversation/Debate on a Compliance Defense to the FCPA