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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

A compliance officer’s wish list

In the holiday spirit, here’s a last glance back at 2013 and a look at how the compliance profession is doing.

When I started legal practice over 30 years ago, there were no anti-corruption compliance departments and no  “ethical business culture” issues.… Continue Reading

Job: Privacy Compliance Manager

Job Title: Privacy Compliance Manager

Employer: Cigna

Location: Hartford, Connecticut


Directs compliance, regulation and contract development activity for a unit, department or region within a line of business. Directs monitoring of state and federal .… Continue Reading

China Corruption Blotter (December 26, 2013)

Renmin University of China confirmed that the former head of its student admission office, Cai Rongsheng, is under investigation for bribery. He was caught at the immigration checkpoint in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province while trying to flee to Canada.Continue Reading

Global Contagion Report: TeliaSonera

Country: Sweden

Companies: TeliaSonera

Individuals : Per-Arne Blomquist, former head of TeliaSonera Eurasia region, Tero Kivasaari, former TeliaSonera CEO Lars Nyberg, daughter of Uzbek president Islam Karimov, Gulnara Islomovna Karimova

Industry: Technology

Subsector: Telecommunications Equipment

Enforcement: Investigation

TeliaSonera is under investigation for allegedly paying more than $300 million in bribes to Gayane Avakyana, a middleman for Gulnara Islomovna Karimova to win access to the Uzbek telecom market in 2007.Continue Reading

Lokpal anti-graft law targets India pols

It took more than 45 years, numerous revisions and a sound thumping for a storied political party, but the Indian parliament finally has passed a law authorizing creation of a new agency that may help address entrenched graft by public officials.… Continue Reading