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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

‘Corruption makes us backwards’

From Nepal, writer Shiva Aryal said:

‘Corruption has badly affected our economic growth. . . More than 40 percent of the Nepali people are illiterate. Illiteracy prevents them from acting wisely.

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Pharmas use conferences to buy influence with docs, lawyer says

Covidien’s chief Asia-Pacific compliance counsel Jessie Yap recently said most healthcare firms in Asia sponsor doctors to attend conferences, a practice Yap said influences purchasing decisions “significantly.”
 
“Often…instead of attending conferences, the doctors are actually taken sightseeing, gambling, and other unauthorized activities,” Yap said at an April anti-corruption forum in Sydney.… Continue Reading

Job: Director, Ethics International

Job Title: Director, Ethics International

Company: Boeing

Location: Arlington, VA

Job Scope: Boeing is looking for a Director of Ethics to support Boeing International. Provide guidance and manage allegations on ethical issues such as business courtesies and conflict of interest…Continue Reading…

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Novak jailed in Willbros case

A former consultant for pipeline contractor Willbros International Inc. was sentenced Friday for his role in a scheme to pay more than $6 million in bribes to government and political party officials in Nigeria.… Continue Reading

Can anti-corruption laws drive health and safety?

Photo courtesy of www.china.org.cnWhat is the cost of bribery and corruption? We’re seeing it played out daily in Bangladesh as each body is pulled out of the rubble of the Rana Plaza, where there are now more than 600 confirmed deaths in what has become the worst disaster for Bangladesh’s $20 billion-a-year garment industry.… Continue Reading

Press freedom and corruption

Image courtesy of the World Association of Newspapers and News PublishersToday is Press Freedom Day, when the world celebrates the virtues of a free press and remembers that in so many countries, press freedom is just a dream.… Continue Reading

Rolls-Royce exec resigns amid bribery probe

Mark King of Rolls Royce (Photo courtesy of Rolls Royce)The head of Rolls-Royce’s aerospace division resigned Monday amid reports the company is close to resolving civil charges with the Serious Fraud Office for bribery in China, Indonesia, and other countries.… Continue Reading

Job: Sales Compliance Program Manager

Job Title: Sales Compliance Program Manager

Company: Twitter

Location: San Francisco, CA

Job Scope: You will be responsible for supporting the global Sales organization, crafting and documenting policies, and helping build a scalable global Sales Policy & Compliance program, including identifying and clearly communicating risks and goals to stakeholders distributed across multiple offices and timezones.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (May 3, 2013)

He Shaoliang, deputy director of the United Front Work Department of Yangchun City (Guangdong Province), was sacked and stripped of his posts as authorities launched a probe into rape allegations against him.… Continue Reading