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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

After GM: Can in-house lawyers survive?

The allegations are prima facie awful. In-house lawyers defending wrongful death claims knew for eleven years that some GM vehicles had an ignition flaw that could cause accidents. They didn’t report the flaw internally or to regulators because they didn’t want to prejudice GM’s position in ongoing or future litigation.… Continue Reading

Job: Global Compliance / Legal Senior Audit Manager

Job Title: Global Compliance/Legal Senior Audit Manager

Employer: JPMorgan Chase

Location: New York, New York

 

Description

The Global Compliance/Legal Senior Audit Manager will be responsible for driving audit coverage for Global Compliance, Compliance Operations and Legal across the department and provide and identify required subject matter expertise related to significant compliance topics.… Continue Reading

New York unveils ‘BitLicense’ framework

Bitcoin image courtesy of Shinji Ikari via YouTubeThe New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) issued a proposed “BitLicense” regulatory framework for virtual currency businesses Thursday, and is asking for public comments on the plan.Continue Reading

Congress launches Ex-Im Bank graft probes

Representative Darrell IssaTwo committees from the U.S. House of Representatives sent demands for information to the Export-Import Bank Thursday, asking for material about alleged kickbacks.

Four officials of the Ex-Im were removed or suspended during an investigation of alleged improper gifts and kickbacks, according to reports in late June.… Continue Reading