In this edition of Cordery Head to Head @ Home Cordery’s Jonathan Armstrong talks to Tom Fox.
Tom is one of the US’s leading compliance commentators. Tom joins us from his home in Houston, Texas. Tom has practiced law in Houston for 30 years. He is now an Independent Consultant, assisting companies with anti-corruption and anti-bribery compliance. He was previously General Counsel at Drilling Controls, Inc., a worldwide oilfield manufacturing and service company. Before that he was division counsel with Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. where he supported Halliburton’s software division and its downhole division.
Tom is the author of the award winning FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog and the international best-selling book “Lessons Learned on Compliance and Ethics”.
Tom talks about the challenges of investigations and how to improve your compliance program. He talks about the specific issues caused by the pandemic and the need to look at how the compliance risks have changed in every organisations. He also speaks about how investigations always have the benefit of hindsight and how regulators may not make allowances for the current pandemic in future investigations. He gives practical tips that you can do now to avoid issues in the future.
You can watch some earlier films with Jonathan and Tom chatting in London here https://www.corderycompliance.com/cordery-head-to-head-tom-fox-on-importance-of-customers-in-compliance/
You can find out more about Tom and listen to his podcasts here http://fcpacompliancereport.com/
You can find out more about Cordery and its work here https://www.corderycompliance.com/.
You can also read about current issues in dealing with the pandemic here https://www.corderycompliance.com/category/covid19/
There is more on Cordery’s work in investigations here https://www.corderycompliance.com/internal-investigations/