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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

South Korea probes graft in deadly ferry sinking

Prosecutors in South Korea said Thursday that raids on the shipping safety watchdog and the owner of the sunken Sewol ferry were part of an industry-wide investigation into corruption.

The vessel capsized and sank last week with 476 passengers and crew on board.… Continue Reading

SEC recommends action against Qualcomm

Qualcomm Inc, the world’s biggest mobile chipmaker, could face a FCPA enforcement action over alleged bribery to officials in China’s state-owned firms, the company disclosed in an SEC filing Wednesday.

Qualcomm said it received a Wells Notice on March 13 from the SEC’s Los Angeles Regional Office that recommends an enforcement action against the company for bribery in China.… Continue Reading

Does graft keep OPEC weak?

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries was founded in Baghdad in 1960 by five countries — Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela. It later expanded to the current twelve members.… Continue Reading

Nike chooses corporate social responsibility

Nike Inc. cut ties with its manufacturing partners in Bangladesh last year and created a “country risk index” to score the potential downside of doing business in certain locations.

The Wall Street Journal featured a story Monday about the evolution of thought within Nike that prompted its leadership to reconsider its stance on corporate social responsibility.… Continue Reading

Survey shows corporate commitment to anti-corruption programs

Dow Jones Risk & Compliance conducted an online survey in February, asking 383 compliance professionals around the world to evaluate their anti-corruption compliance programs and name their top risk concerns.

Eighty of the respondents were in North America, 145 in Western Europe, 119 in Asia-Pacific, and 39 in other countries.… Continue Reading