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From Vaudeville to the Silver Screen to the Small Screen, the Marx Brothers made an impact wherever people found them. Now Tom Fox and Mike Volkov bring them into the boardroom to help explain and explore the sometimes chaotic world of governance, risk-management, ethics and compliance. This is Why a Duck, into the Compliance Soup, which is part of the Compliance Podcast Network.

From Vaudeville to the Silver Screen to the Small Screen, the Marx Brothers made an impact wherever people found them. Now Tom Fox and Mike Volkov bring them into the boardroom to help explain and explore the sometimes chaotic world of governance, risk-management, ethics and compliance. This is Why a Duck, into the Compliance Soup, which is part of the Compliance Podcast Network.

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From Vaudeville to the Silver Screen to the Small Screen, the Marx Brothers made an impact wherever people found them. Now Tom Fox and Mike Volkov bring them into the boardroom to help explain and explore the sometimes chaotic world of governance, risk-management, ethics and compliance. This is Why a Duck, into the Compliance Soup, which is part of the Compliance Podcast Network.

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English


Episodes

FCPA Resource Guide, 2nd Edition

7/19/2020
From Vaudeville to the Silver Screen to the Small Screen, the Marx Brothers made an impact wherever people found them. Now Tom Fox and Mike Volkov have wedded their love of the Marx Brothers with their passion for compliance and bring them into the boardroom to help explain and explore the sometimes-chaotic world of governance, risk-management, ethics and compliance. In this episode Volkov and Fox consider the recently released FCPA Resource Guide, 2nd edition. Highlights from the podcast...

Duration:00:31:25

COVID-19 and Compliance: Part 5-Leadership and Final Thoughts

4/10/2020
In this five-part series, Mike Volkov and Tom Fox consider COVID-19 from a variety of angles and perspectives; from the Board of Directors, the CCO, the ethical company, new laws and regulations, crisis management and leadership. In this fifth and final episode, we consider the paucity of leadership at the federal level and why this has put businesses at the forefront of leadership during this crisis. Highlights from the podcast include: Why do we need strong federal leadership? Without...

Duration:00:13:05

COVID-19 and Compliance: Part 4-the Role of the CCO

4/9/2020
In this five-part series, Mike Volkov and Tom Fox consider COVID-19 from a variety of angles and perspectives; from the Board of Directors, the CCO, the ethical company, new laws and regulations, crisis management and leadership. In this fourth episode, we consider the role of the Chief Compliance Officer and why compliance must step up to the corporate forefront to meet these challenges. Highlights from the podcast include: Why compliance must NEVER sleep during the coronavirus crisis. What...

Duration:00:12:39

COVID-19 and Compliance: Part 3-Why Compliance Never Sleeps

4/8/2020
In this five-part series, Mike Volkov and Tom Fox consider COVID-19 from a variety of angles and perspectives; from the Board of Directors, the CCO, the ethical company, new laws and regulations, crisis management and leadership. In this third episode, we consider some of the various laws and regulations impacted by the coronavirus health crisis. Highlights from the podcast include: What new or special challenges are there in the Supply Chain during the COVID-19 crisis? What are changes in...

Duration:00:12:19

COVID-19 and Compliance: Part 2-Board of Directors and Crisis Management

4/7/2020
In this five-part series, Mike Volkov and Tom Fox consider COVID-19 from a variety of angles and perspectives; from the Board of Directors, the CCO, the ethical company, new laws and regulations, crisis management and leadership. In this second episode, we consider the role of the Board of Directors and crisis management. Highlights from the podcast include: Companies have three significant initial hurdles in the COVID-19 context: (a) Can the business continue to operate while protecting...

Duration:00:13:17

COVID-19 and Compliance: Part 1-Business Ethics Matters Even More Now

4/6/2020
In this five-part series, Mike Volkov and Tom Fox consider COVID-19 from a variety of angles and perspectives; from the Board of Directors, the CCO, the ethical company, new laws and regulations, crisis management and leadership. In this first episode, we consider the why compliance and ethics are even more important during coronavirus health crisis and what it may all mean going forward. Highlights from the podcast include: Businesses must lead from the top. Ethical decision making must be...

Duration:00:11:11

A Night at the Opera, Part 3 and Compliance into 2020

2/10/2020
From Vaudeville to the Silver Screen to the Small Screen, the Marx Brothers made an impact wherever people found them. Now Tom Fox and Mike Volkov have wedded their love of the Marx Brothers with their passion for compliance and bring them into the boardroom to help explain and explore the sometimes-chaotic world of governance, risk-management, ethics and compliance. In this episode they begin a three-part series where they discuss the movie A Night at the Opera and how it informs the 2019...

Duration:00:28:43

A Night at the Opera, Part 2 and 2019 FCPA Enforcement Year in Review

2/3/2020
From Vaudeville to the Silver Screen to the Small Screen, the Marx Brothers made an impact wherever people found them. Now Tom Fox and Mike Volkov have wedded their love of the Marx Brothers with their passion for compliance and bring them into the boardroom to help explain and explore the sometimes-chaotic world of governance, risk-management, ethics and compliance. In this episode they begin a three-part series where they discuss the movie A Night at the Opera and how it informs the 2019...

Duration:00:31:01

A Night at the Opera, Part 1 and 2019 Compliance Year in Review

1/27/2020
From Vaudeville to the Silver Screen to the Small Screen, the Marx Brothers made an impact wherever people found them. Now Tom Fox and Mike Volkov have wedded their love of the Marx Brothers with their passion for compliance and bring them into the boardroom to help explain and explore the sometimes-chaotic world of governance, risk-management, ethics and compliance. In this episode they begin a three-part series where they discuss the movie A Night at the Opera and how it informs the 2019...

Duration:00:14:58

Ericsson FCPA Enforcement Action

12/9/2019
From Vaudeville to the Silver Screen to the Small Screen, the Marx Brothers made an impact wherever people found them. Now Tom Fox and Mike Volkov have wedded their love of the Marx Brothers with their passion for compliance and bring them into the boardroom to help explain and explore the sometimes-chaotic world of governance, risk-management, ethics and compliance. In this episode they discuss the recently announced FCPA enforcement action involving the Swedish telecom company, Ericsson....

Duration:00:20:51

Coconuts and SEC Year End FCPA Enforcement Actions

11/20/2019
From Vaudeville to the Silver Screen to the Small Screen, the Marx Brothers made an impact wherever people found them. Now Tom Fox and Mike Volkov have wedded their love of the Marx Brothers with their passion for compliance and bring them into the boardroom to help explain and explore the sometimes-chaotic world of governance, risk-management, ethics and compliance. In this episode they discuss the movie Coconuts and how it informs the three SEC fiscal year end FCPA enforcement actions....

Duration:00:14:53

Coconuts and the OFAC Compliance Framework

10/21/2019
From Vaudeville to the Silver Screen to the Small Screen, the Marx Brothers made an impact wherever people found them. Now Tom Fox and Mike Volkov have wedded their love of the Marx Brothers with their passion for compliance and bring them into the boardroom to help explain and explore the sometimes-chaotic world of governance, risk-management, ethics and compliance. In this episode they discuss the movie Coconuts and how it informs the OFAC Compliance Framework. Highlights from the podcast...

Duration:00:15:42

Horsefeathers and the Juniper Networks FCPA Enforcement Action

10/14/2019
From Vaudeville to the Silver Screen to the Small Screen, the Marx Brothers made an impact wherever people found them. Now Tom Fox and Mike Volkov have wedded their love of the Marx Brothers with their passion for compliance and bring them into the boardroom to help explain and explore the sometimes-chaotic world of governance, risk-management, ethics and compliance. In this episode they discuss the movie Horsefeathers and how it informs the recent Juniper Networks FCPA enforcement action....

Duration:00:20:45

Horsefeathers and the DOJ Antitrust Compliance Program Guidance

9/9/2019
From Vaudeville to the Silver Screen to the Small Screen, the Marx Brothers made an impact wherever people found them. Now Tom Fox and Mike Volkov have wedded their love of the Marx Brothers with their passion for compliance and bring them into the boardroom to help explain and explore the sometimes chaotic world of governance, risk-management, ethics and compliance. In this episode they discuss the movie Horsefeathers and the recently released DOJ Antitrust Division compliance guidance....

Duration:00:23:52

Microsoft FCPA Enforcement Action

8/26/2019
Tom begins this episode by summarizing his favorite Marx Brothers movie Duck Soup. The scene where Pinky and his cohort report to Trentino is a fitting metaphor for surveillance and aptly introduces Microsoft’s FCPA Enforcement Action of July 2019. Microsoft’s Hungarian subsidiary admitted to 3rd party vendors engaging in bribery and corruption. Discounts of up 28-32% were granted without documentation to support their justification. This money was routed to corrupt foreign officials as...

Duration:00:17:12

The Race to Effective Compliance

8/12/2019
Mike's favorite Marx Brothers movie Day at the Races is a fitting analogy for the race to effective compliance. Mike shares his favorite lines from the movie after which the discussion focuses on 3 Best Practices Compliance programs from the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice and OFAC. Tom points out that each guidance document has a different focus depending on who released it. The Antitrust Guidance for example, is focused on criminal antitrust behavior: that is, the intention...

Duration:00:13:08

Favorite Marx Brothers Movies

8/12/2019
Hosts Tom Fox and Mike Volkov launch their new podcast series by talking about their favorite Marx Brothers movies and how it leads to a broader description of compliance. The title Why a Duck comes from a line in the famous 1929 Marx Brothers film Coconuts: “ Why a duck? Why no chicken? Why no horse?” Duck Soup is Tom’s favorite Marx Brothers movie. The film depicts a series of farcical efforts where rivals try to overthrow Rufus T. Firefly. It is political chaos at its finest. Tom...

Duration:00:05:48