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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

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Wal-Mart probe hits Kimco Realty

The biggest operator of shopping malls in the United States said it received a subpoena from the SEC in connection with the ongoing FCPA investigation of Wal-Mart.

Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM), a real estate investment trust, is headquartered in New Hyde Park, New York.… Continue Reading

Double declination for Zimmer

Following a five-year investigation into the overseas marketing and sales practices of medical device makers, the DOJ and SEC won’t bring any FCPA enforcement against one of the targeted companies, Zimmer Holdings Inc.… Continue Reading

Yunnan official’s airport tantrum goes viral

The Chinese internet’s latest exemplar of official arrogance run amok is Yan Linkun, a committee member of Shizong County (Qujing City, Yunnan Province) Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).
On February 19, Yan and his family reportedly arrived late for a flight out of Kunming Changhui International Airport.… Continue Reading

Online activists stalk Russia lawmakers

Five members of Russia’s Duma have resigned from the parliament since December 2011, apparently pushed out of public life by a new breed of Russian bloggers.

The latest casualty, Vladimir Pekhtin, quit last week after blogger Andrei Zayaki found documents that he secretly owned $2 million of property in Florida.… Continue Reading

Global Contagion Report: Caccavo SLR

Country: Italy

Company Involved: Caccavo SLR

Industry: Industrials

Industry Subsector: Building Materials & Fixtures

Officials Involved: Marcello Fiori, UNESCO special commissioner for Pompeii heritage site; Luigi D’Amora, director of restoration of Pompeii heritage site

Enforcement Action: Investigation

Summary: Italian police say Marcello Fiori and Luigi D’Amora awarded “irregular contracts” to Salerno-based firm Caccavo for restoration of the Pompeii heritage site.… Continue Reading

Job: Senior Compliance Manager

Title: Senior Compliance Manager

Company: Hill-Rom

Location: Chicago, IL

Job Scope: Responsibilities include but are not limited to implementing and managing programs under Hill-Rom’s Corporate Compliance Program with an emphasis on assisting the Vice President – Chief Compliance Officer with developing, implementing and monitoring a comprehensive and effective corporate compliance program.… Continue Reading

Indonesia party leader toppled by new allegations

The head of Indonesia’s ruling Democratic Party quit this week after he was named as a graft suspect by the country’s independent anti-corruption agency.

Anas Urbaningrum in under investigation for taking illegal payments in connection with a sports complex construction project.… Continue Reading

Global Contagion Report: SNC-Lavalin

Country: Algeria

Company Involved: SNC-Lavalin

Industry: Industrials

Industry Subsector: Heavy Construction

Official Involved: Chakib Khelil, former energy minister

Enforcement Action: Investigation

Summary: The probe into SNC-Lavalin’s activities around the world has reached Algeria.… Continue Reading