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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

Witness names revealed in ‘lost’ BAE files

The identities and credentials of witnesses against BAE Systems were revealed in files the Serious Fraud Office accidentally shipped to the wrong address.

In written parliamentary answers to the shadow attorney general, Emily Thornberry, the government said witness ‘identities were among the 32,000 documents, 81 audio tapes and electronic media from 59 sources’ revealed in the misplaced documents.… Continue Reading

The ‘Genre of Blogs’

Introspection is rare in this quadrant. On the other hand, we’re as susceptible to flattery as the next blog. So these two notes, sent within a couple hours of each other, had us walking on air.… Continue Reading

ethiXbase names new U.S. managing director

Bart Valdez, formerly the head of Ceridian, Inc.’s $600 million human capital management business in the U.S., is joining ethiXbase as Managing Director of North America and a member of the board of directors. … Continue Reading

Wal-Mart India middlemen fired, demand payment

Agents for Wal-Mart’s joint venture in India who ‘procured numerous licenses’ from the government threatened legal action after they were fired and not paid money they say they’re owed.

Friday’s Economic Times said the ‘so-called consultants, including middlemen in government offices and small time legal firms,’ are claiming around $250,000.… Continue Reading

Job: Information Security Officer – Compliance

Job Title: Information Security Officer – Compliance

Employer: The World Bank

Location: Washington, D.C.

Responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities of Information Security Officer – Compliance Operations will include, but are not limited to, a combination of the following:

•  Responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of compliance monitoring processes in the WBG to meet IT policy, business and applicable legal and regulatory requirements.… Continue Reading

Life sentence for Bo Xilai

The highest China official to face corruption charges was convicted Sunday and sentenced to life in prison.

Bo Xilai, once a member of the all-powerful Communist Party Politburo, was convicted of graft, embezzlement, and abuse of power.… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (September 20, 2013)

Cai Bin, former deputy director of Guanzhou’s Panyu Public Security Bureau, has been sentenced to 11½ years in prison for taking bribes worth $448,247. Cai had illegally outsourced government-affiliated Pan’an Industrial Automobile Maintenance Factory to two private investors.… Continue Reading