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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

China graft war hits MBA candidates

The Auditorium at Tsinghua University (Image courtesy of Tsinghua University)The Chinese government has issued a new regulation banning officials and executives of state-owned enterprises (SOE) from taking MBA courses using public funds.… Continue Reading

U.S. Marshals’ muscle car auction turns heads

The U.S. Marshals auctioned nine vintage muscle cars Friday that were seized from the former president and part owner of a medical lab who pleaded guilty in 2013 to bribing doctors to use the lab’s blood testing services.… Continue Reading

Image Sensing Systems reports double declination

Minnesota-based Image Sensing Systems said the DOJ has “closed its inquiry” into potential Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations and the SEC has also closed its investigation.

The company said last week the DOJ decision not to bring an enforcement action cited its “voluntary disclosure, thorough investigation, cooperation and voluntary enhancements to its compliance program.”… Continue Reading

SEC’s Norm Champ talks compliance

Norm Champ, the director of the SEC’s division of investment management, was in New York City Thursday. He spoke to the Practising Law Institute’s annual hedge fund management seminar.

The 2010 Dodd-Frank Act directed the SEC to make rules “designed to enhance the oversight of private fund advisers, including registration of advisers to hedge funds, private equity funds, and other private funds that were previously exempt from SEC registration.” … Continue Reading

VW China partner graft probe widens

China’s anti-graft authorities have launched investigations of 50 executives at state-owned FAW Group Corp, one of the country’s Big Four automakers and a partner of Volkswagen AG, sources said.
The latest target of prosecutors in Jilin province, where FAW is headquartered, is the group’s former deputy general manager An Dewu.… Continue Reading