Thomas Fox

Thomas Fox has practiced law in Houston for 25 years. He is now assisting companies with FCPA compliance, risk management and international transactions.

He was most recently the General Counsel at Drilling Controls, Inc., a worldwide oilfield manufacturing and service company. He was previously Division Counsel with Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. where he supported Halliburton’s software division and its downhole division, which included the logging, directional drilling and drill bit business units.

Tom attended undergraduate school at the University of Texas, graduate school at Michigan State University and law school at the University of Michigan.

Tom writes and speaks nationally and internationally on a wide variety of topics, ranging from FCPA compliance, indemnities and other forms of risk management for a worldwide energy practice, tax issues faced by multi-national US companies, insurance coverage issues and protection of trade secrets.

Thomas Fox can be contacted via email at [email protected] or through his website

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The Economic Costs of Corruption

Posted by - November 30, 2017
In a truly extraordinary article in the New York Times (NYT), columnist Thomas L. Freidman opened the article on his interview with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) with the following,…
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The Art of Persuasion

Posted by - September 11, 2017
Compliance Leadership Tips from the Surgeon General Tom Fox recounts some lessons learned from a recent New York Times profile of Surgeon General Nadja Y. West. Her guidance is widely…
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The Kokesh Decision

Posted by - June 9, 2017
One Question Answered, Others Left Open In a recent Supreme Court decision, the nation’s highest court limits the SEC’s power to recover ill-gotten gains. It’s a seeming victory for Wall…
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What is Your Ethical Culture?

Posted by - January 26, 2017
Overcoming Key Obstacles Does your organization have a “speak up” culture? Is it widely understood that there won’t be retaliation against someone who does? Corporate culture is defined from the…
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The End of the Wild West

Posted by - August 24, 2016
As much as Volkswagen wants us to believe it, corruption never happens in a vacuum. As VW squirms under the weight of a DOJ investigation into their decade-long emissions scandal,…
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