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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

Oracle Settles SEC Charges

Oracle Corporation on Thursday agreed to pay a $2 million civil penalty to the SEC to settle FCPA charges arising from a slush fund in India used to pay bribes.

The SEC said California-based Oracle ‘failed to prevent a subsidiary from secretly setting aside money off the company’s books that was eventually used to make unauthorized payments to phony vendors in India.’… Continue Reading

Job Openings At The World Bank

Released today by the World Bank:

As the Sanctions Board’s workload continues to grow, our Secretariat’s staffing needs are growing too.

We have two Extended-Term Consultant openings: one at the senior counsel level (ETC3) and one at the counsel level (ETC2).… Continue Reading

Due Diligence: How Much Is Enough?

Michael Short of Ethics360 has released a new white paper called “The Role of Due Diligence in Anti-Corruption Compliance: How Much Is Enough?”

Mike is a fluent Cantonese speaker, a China risk specialist, and part of the group that founded Asia’s largest pre-employment screening provider and later established a leading international due diligence services firm.… Continue Reading