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Editors

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

We’ll miss Pete Seeger

It’s not always raw power, the threat of violence, or great wealth that change things. Sometimes it’s the “soft” side of human nature — sincerity, honesty, and humility, combined with a silly idea that life really can be better.… Continue Reading

SEC dismisses subpoena enforcement action against Deloitte

The SEC filed a motion to dismiss a subpoena enforcement action against Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu CPA Ltd, an action it had instituted to compel the company to produce audit documents.

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu CPA (DTT) joined the SEC on Monday in filing the motion to dismiss.… Continue Reading

Navalny takes aim at Sochi Olympics

Photo courtesy of The Anti-Corruption Foundation by Alexei NavalnyRussia’s top opposition leader and most popular anti-corruption blogger launched a website Monday that shows alleged conflicts of interest, collusion, and huge cost overruns at the Sochi Winter Olympics.… Continue Reading

DOJ’s Duross joining MoFo

The prosecutor who has led the Justice Department’s efforts to enforce the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act for the past four years, Charles Duross, is headed for the law firm Morrison & Foerster.… Continue Reading

Snowden: NSA spies on companies too

Edward Snowden said on German TV that the National Security Agency spies on companies as well as people.

During an interview broadcast Sunday night, Snowden said: “If there is information at Siemens that they [the NSA] think would be beneficial to the national interests, not the national security, of the United States, they will go after that information and they’ll take it.”… Continue Reading

Job: Director, Compliance

Job Title: Director, Compliance

Employer: Centene Corporation

Location: Bedford, New Hampshire, USA

 

Responsibilities

Conduct compliance audits, write corrective action plans and work with contract and department managers to ensure timely completion and compliance with local, state and regulatory requirements.… Continue Reading

Asia gift-giving guide for Chinese New Year

Kick start Chinese New Year with our Quick Reference Guide to Asia’s Gift Giving Laws.

22 countries covered
 
Executive comparison table includes: 

— Maximum value of gifts allowed 

— Special circumstances and exemptions

— Penalties for gift-givers and recipients

— All translated into English

Full copies of Gift Giving Laws are also included

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Did Dennis Rodman violate the FCPA?

Among the more than $10,000 in gifts Dennis Rodman delivered to North Korea dictator Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang this month were “hundreds of dollars’ worth of Irish Jameson whiskey, European crystal, an Italian suit, a fur coat, and an English Mulberry handbag for Kim’s wife, Ri Sol-ju,” the Daily Beast said Friday.… Continue Reading

KPMG pays $8.2 million for violating auditor independence rules

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday charged accounting firm KPMG with violating auditor independence rules.

An SEC investigation found that the Big Four firm provided non-audit assistance such as bookkeeping and corporate finance services to the affiliates of companies it was auditing.… Continue Reading