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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

Job: Chief Compliance Officer

Title: Chief Compliance Officer

Company: Cantel Medical Corp. 

Location: Plymouth, MN

Job Scope: We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) to join our team in Plymouth, MN.… Continue Reading

Declination for 3M

In its annual report filed with the SEC on February 14, Minnesota-based 3M Company said the DOJ and SEC won’t bring an FCPA enforcement action following an internal investigation into allegations of bid rigging and bribery by a subsidiary in Turkey.… Continue Reading

In China, a growing ban on property ‘name searches’

As China reels under a cascade of stunning property-related corruption scandals, several local governments are placing restrictions on the availability of housing ownership information.

Authorities in Zhangzhou (Fujian Province) and Yancheng (Jiangsu Province) have banned residents from running property information searches by homeowner name.… Continue Reading

Global Contagion Report: Zenon

Country: Nigeria

Company Involved: Zenon

Industry: Oil & Gas

Industry Subsector: Exploration

Officials Involved: Farouk Lawan, MP; Emenalo Boniface, MP

Enforcement Action: Charge

Summary: Farouk Lawan allegedly solicited a $3 million bribe from oil tycoon Femi Otedola to drop Otedola’s company, Zenon, from a parliamentary inquiry into a fuel subsidy scam thought to have cost Nigeria $6.8 billion.… Continue Reading

Latvia prosecuting officials in Daimler bribery case

At least seven officials in Latvia, including members from the Riga city council, will be prosecuted for taking bribes from German vehicle-maker Daimler AG in return for public transport contracts.

Latvia’s Corruption Prevention Bureau this month requested the prosecutor’s office to bring the charges based on information provided by U.S.… Continue Reading

Goodyear’s Africa probe leads to changes

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company said last week it has taken remedial measures after an internal investigation into improper payments in Kenya and Angola. 

The Kenya probe was triggered by an anonymous complaint via the company’s ethics hotline.… Continue Reading

Job: SVP Anti-Bribery & Anti-Corruption Officer

Title: SVP Anti-Bribery & Anti-Corruption Officer

Company: HSBC

Location: New York, NY

Job Scope: Responsible for enhancing and consolidating the HNAH Anti-Bribery & Anti-Corruption program to ensure that HNAH in the United States is in compliance with all aspects of the U.K.… Continue Reading

Global Contagion Report: Securency International

Country: Nigeria

Company Involved: Securency International

Industry: Consumer Services

Industry Subsector: Printing

Official Involved: Charles Soludo, former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

Enforcement Action: Arrest

Summary: Charles Soludo was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.… Continue Reading