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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

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

What can compliance learn from industrial failures?

I recently had the opportunity to tour three manufacturing facilities in Europe — for aircraft, pharmaceuticals, and watches. While those might seem to have little in common, I found one strong common thread among them: the passion and precision of those individuals and teams who work at each site.… Continue Reading

What is driving compliance underground?

Start with this: There were 8,000 public companies listed on U.S. exchanges 25 years ago, and now there are fewer than 4,000. Then ask: Who or what is to blame?

Commentators usually blame private equity.… Continue Reading

Is private equity bad for compliance?

According to some, we should fear private equity because it operates in secret and is therefore more dangerous to society than public money. Does the argument hold water when it comes to FCPA compliance?… Continue Reading

Who are today’s corporate criminal defendants?

The lull in FCPA enforcement has greatly reduced the number of companies entering into pre-trial agreements, either deferred or non-prosecution agreements, plea agreements, or declinations with disgorgement. But there’s no detectable lull in federal criminal enforcement against companies for other offenses.… Continue Reading