Unfair & Unbalanced with Tom Fox & Roy Snell – Ep. 8 [Podcast]


Personal Responsibility


Tom and Roy continue their lively back and forth in this episode. Listen as they discuss:

  • Victimization and the value of personal responsibility;
  • Standing up for your principles;
  • The idea that you can make your sales goals without breaking the law;
  • Roy translates wink wink, nod nod, lie, cheat, steal into helpful compliance advice;
  • Seeing ghosts;
  • Tom channels Ronald Reagan;
  • Roy gets on a high horse;
  • What ethics and K-cups have in common;
  • The myth – or not – of the rogue employee; and
  • The universal reason why compliance programs fail.

Thomas Fox has practiced law in Houston for 30 years. He is now the Compliance Ambassador for the Red Flag Group.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”. His seminal book, “Doing Compliance: Design, Create, and Implement an Effective Anti-Corruption Compliance Program” is widely viewed as one of the top one volume books on the nuts and bolts of compliance. He is one of the top leaders in social media in compliance, blogging, podcasting, writing and speaking across the globe on anti-corruption and anti-bribery compliance programs.

Roy Snell (roy.snell@corporatecompliance.org) is the CEO of the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) and the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE), which together now total more than 15,000 members. Roy was a co-founder and the organization’s first President. He has developed numerous partnerships with government, industry, and other professional associations, and he has facilitated collaboration between the compliance/ethics profession and the enforcement community. Roy has a Masters degree in Health and Human Services Administration.

Through his work with the two associations, he has overseen the development of compliance and ethics books, manuals, videos, conferences and audio conferences. He has been a regular speaker in the compliance profession for more than ten years and has spoken internationally for the United Nations on compliance and ethics. He is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP)®.

Roy writes more than 25 compliance articles annually and has written for several international publications, including European CEO and The European Business Review. Roy is the co-editor of the Health Care Compliance Professional’s Manual and serves as editor, co-editor and advisory board member of several other books, magazines and newsletters. He has served as a source for many media reports, including national publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine and Business Week. He has been quoted in international publications such as Financial Times and Ethical Corporation.