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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

Kabul Bank bosses jailed for corruption

An Afghan judge Tuesday sentenced the two former heads of what was once Afghanistan’s largest bank to five years in prison for involvement in the massive fraud scandal that brought the bank down in 2010.… Continue Reading

New Russia law goes beyond FCPA, Bribery Act

A new Russian law, which went into effect on January 1, 2013, affirmatively requires companies to establish compliance programs.

The law, which was added as Article 13.3 of a broader 2008 Law on Combatting Corruption, is entitled “The Requirement of Organizations to Take Measures to Prevent Corruption” and provides that organizations are required to develop and implement measures to prevent corruption and states that such measures may include the following:

(1) designating departments and officers responsible for preventing bribery and related offenses;

(2) developing mechanisms for cooperation with law enforcement authorities;

(3) developing and implementing standards and procedures designed to ensure ethical business conduct;

(4) adopting a code of ethics and professional conduct for all employees;

(5) establishing means for identifying, preventing and resolving conflicts of interest; (6) preventing the creation and use of false and altered documents.

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Job: Head of Corporate Governance Research

Title: Head of Corporate Governance Research

Company: Quest

Location: Manila, Philippines

Job Scope: Our client is the world’s leading provider of corporate governance solutions to the global financial community. They are currently looking for an outstanding leader in finance and corporate governance to be the Head of Research for the Manila-based team in delivering timely and high quality research and proxy statement analyses to their clients globally.… Continue Reading

Alcatel sales exec convicted in Malaysia

An account executive with Alcatel Malaysia was sentenced to two years in prison and fined about $40,000 last week after being convicted in a Kuala Lumpur court of bribing a procurement official at state-owned Telekom Malaysia Berhad.… Continue Reading