Staying home and avoiding other people is everyone’s new main “activity.” And big gaps are appearing in most of our regularly scheduled programming (no live sports — ugh). That means there’s lots of time to watch or rewatch some great films that deal with corruption and compliance.… Continue Reading
Just a quick note of congratulations on hitting the 10-year mark — quite a feat of endurance and undoubtedly one of the most influential journalism sites for business during this period.… Continue Reading
I have made around 200 animated short videos for global compliance programs. Companies use animation because it makes sense to make training that is clear, enjoyable and broken down into bite-sized chunks.… Continue Reading
A review of Margin Call in the New Yorker from October 2011 called it “easily the best Wall Street movie ever made.” I agree. And while the entire cast is outstanding, Jeremy Irons’s character — John Tuld, the chair of an investment bank in distress on the first days of the 2008 financial meltdown — is one of the most memorable movie performances I’ve ever seen.… Continue Reading
It’s astonishingly good news that after forty years of trial and error to develop the compliance profession, the law finally evolved to require both a new business “culture” and the compliance officer position to make this “culture” happen. … Continue Reading
Using hidden cameras, the “documentary” has the feel of a law enforcement sting.… Continue Reading
We haven’t seen the film yet but we plan to.
It’s a documentary, both funny and deadly serious, about blood diamond smuggling, bribery, and murder.
The distributor’s release says The Ambassador ‘exposes the corrupt business of selling diplomatic titles to exploit the lucrative and limited resources of war torn, third world nations.’… Continue Reading
Syriana is the best Hollywood movie ever made about the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. It’s also the only Hollywood movie ever made about the FCPA. But despite enthusiastic support for the film by some of our readers, we can’t give it top marks in our Sleaze in the Cinema category.… Continue Reading