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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

A due diligence lesson in PEP-hunting from the BBC

Companies identify politically exposed persons or PEPs mainly through databases compiled from open intelligence sources: published interviews, government directories, news reports, vital records, social media, and so on. But as the BBC showed earlier this month, there’s a powerful new tool for identifying PEPs: facial recognition software.… Continue Reading

Feds ramp up to tame ‘wild west’ of crypto crime

During our time investigating FCPA violations for the FBI and the DOJ, we learned money launderers embrace innovation quickly for the simple objective of self-preservation. Their leveraging of cryptocurrency has accelerated the risk and compliance challenges to organizations around the globe.… Continue Reading

Does the FCPA apply . . . in space?

Don’t laugh. It has taken only ten years for the pipe dream of routine and reusable space travel to become a ho-hum, near-daily reality, thanks primarily to Elon Musk’s SpaceX. Assuming similar progress over the next twenty years, what are the implications — out there — for compliance?Continue Reading