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Editors

Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Should compliance officers accept incentive pay?

Performance bonuses are always an exciting upside. But what about compliance officers? Does incentive pay work for them? There are ways to measure performance and match it to rewards for most C-suiters, managers, and professional staff — sales targets, production goals, hiring matrixes, and so on.… Continue Reading

‘Fintech revolution’ shifts compliance landscape for banks

More and more, traditional banks are looking to acquire or partner with fintech firms. For the banks, it’s a way to expand their digital offerings across the financial services sector. And for the fintech firms — typically small, agile start-ups — it’s a way to get much needed capital.… Continue Reading

Is your boss a narcissist?

I’m not talking about bosses who are sometimes rude, occasionally thoughtless, and visibly ambitious. I’m talking about those bosses who have crossed the line into something a lot worse. Who — if they were ever to come under psychiatric scrutiny — would be diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorder.… Continue Reading

2021 FCPA Enforcement Index

In 2021, the DOJ and SEC brought FCPA enforcement actions against four companies and imposed financial penalties totaling $282 million. For comparison, in 2020, 12 companies paid a record $6.4 billion to resolve FCPA cases.… Continue Reading

Five reasons why subcontractors can’t or won’t comply

Extending compliance programs to subcontractors has always been tricky. Interfere too much, and your company becomes liable for whatever goes wrong. A hands-off approach won’t work either. When subs flake out, prosecutors blame the head-in-the-sand attitude for the damage.… Continue Reading