Skip to content


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

DOJ: Chats, emails, phone calls are evidence of compliance (or not)

Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole, left, had this to say Monday at the Money Laundering Enforcement Conference in Washington, D.C.:

[W]hen deciding whether to prosecute an institution for the actions of its employees, we look hard at the messages that bank management and supervisors are actually giving to employees in the context of their day-to-day work.

Continue Reading

Job: Compliance Manager

Job Title: Compliance Manager

Employer: Repsol

Location: Woodlands, Texas


Reporting to the Chief Audit & Control Officer (Houston office), the primary goal of the Compliance Manager will be working to establish and maintain a Comp..… Continue Reading

Hyperdynamics under investigation for Guinea oil and gas rights

Houston-based oil and gas company Hyperdynamics Corporation said it received a subpoena from the DOJ in September requesting documents relating to its business in the African country of Guinea.

The company said it believes the investigation is focused on whether its ‘activities in obtaining and retaining the Concession rights and [its] relationships with charitable organizations potentially violate the FCPA and anti-money laundering statutes.’… Continue Reading

Due diligence provider joins ethiXbase

ethiXbase, the owner of the FCPA Blog and a leading provider of anti-corruption and GRC compliance services, has announced that Ethics 360, a leader in enhanced due diligence services, has joined the ethiXbase group of companies. … Continue Reading

Park-Ohio discloses potential violation

Park-Ohio Industries Inc. said on Thursday that a third-party payment on its behalf to tax authorities may have violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

The subsidiary of Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. said in its latest quarterly filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it received a subpoena from the SEC in August.… Continue Reading