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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

ethiXbase rolls out ‘supercharged’ Monitor, including free access

ethiXbase has introduced the latest update to its popular toolkit for compliance professionals, ethiXbase Monitor. 

Monitor is already used by thousands of companies, law firms, regulators, and enforcement agencies to help them keep track of current and proposed legislation, enforcement actions, contagion risks, and expert publications from around the world. … Continue Reading

IBM discloses broad new DOJ investigation

IBM said in an SEC filing this week that the DOJ has opened an FCPA investigation into transactions in Poland, Argentina, Bangladesh, and Ukraine. ‘The DOJ is also seeking information regarding the company’s global FCPA compliance program and its public sector business,’ IBM said.… Continue Reading

Global Contagion Report: Indoguna Utama

Country: Indonesia

Company Involved: PT Indoguna Utama

Industry: Consumer Goods

Industry Subsector: Farming & Fishing

Officials Involved: Lutfi Hasan Ishaaq, former chairman of Prosperous Justice Party (PKS); Suswono, agriculture minister (pictured right)

Enforcement Action: Investigation

Summary: Anti-corruption authorities said they uncovered evidence linking Indoguna Utama chief Maria Elizabeth Liman to an ongoing corruption probe surrounding meat import quotas.… Continue Reading

Another exec charged in Alstom case

Alstom head office, 3 avenue André Malraux, Levallois-Perret, France (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)The DOJ said Wednesday that a former vice president of sales for Alstom’s U.S. subsidiary became the third man from the company charged with overseas bribery and related offenses.… Continue Reading

China Mobile corruption saga continues

Allegations of corruption at China Mobile have flared up again, triggering a fresh flurry of investigations.
 
According to media reports, five China Mobile managers were called in for questioning last week, including a high-level executive from the Tianjin branch of the state-owned telecoms giant.… Continue Reading