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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

It may be ‘elegant’ but it’s still sleaze

‘With the passage of centuries, whole cultures of malfeasance came and went, bringing with them innovative approaches to influence-peddling. The Ming dynasty of China saw the proliferation of so-called “elegant bribery,” through which gifts of artwork, snuff bottles, and sumptuous calligraphy came to adorn the homes of the freshly greased.… Continue Reading

Corruption is like terrorism, says China journalist

According to China’s anti-corruption man of the hour, journalist Luo Changping (pictured), economic reforms won’t be enough to curb the country’s corruption pandemic.
His new book examines 120 corruption cases involving high-profile Chinese officials.… Continue Reading

Job: Compliance Manager

Job Title: Compliance Manager

Company: The New York Times

Location: New York, NY

Job Scope: Act as a resource in employee education and training programs regarding the compliance program and compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies.… Continue Reading

New arrest in SNC-Lavalin case

The former head of a Montreal hospital was arrested in Panama Monday on an Interpol warrant charging him with fraud.

Arthur Porter is suspected of taking kickbacks from Canadian engineering giant SNC-Lavalin, according to a report by AFP. … Continue Reading

Global Contagion Report: Ti Yung Co.

Country: Taiwan

Company Involved: Ti Yung Co.

Industry: Basic Materials

Industry Subsector: Iron & Steel

Official Involved: Lin Yi-shih, ex-cabinet secretary-general

Enforcement Action: Judgement

Summary: Lin Yi-shih was sentenced to seven years and four months in prison and fined $540,000 on charges of accepting $2.13 million and soliciting another $2.81 million from Kaohsiung-based Ti Yung Co.… Continue Reading