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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

Three Texas doctors split $6 million in whistleblower settlement

Three whistleblowers who alleged that a Texas-based hospital overpaid doctors in exchange for patient referrals will split about $6 million from a federal False Claims Act settlement.

Citizens Medical Center, a county-owned hospital in Victoria, Texas, agreed to pay the United States nearly $22 million to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by paying several referring cardiologists more than the fair market value of their services.… Continue Reading

Sinopec president detained for graft

Sinopec president Wang Tianpu (Image courtesy of Sinopec)The widening corruption probe in China has ensnared another oil executive, this time the number two man at state-owned Sinopec. 

Sinopec president Wang Tianpu was detained by Communist party officials on Monday for suspected “serious violations of discipline and law,” the Financial Times said. … Continue Reading

SEC awards Paradigm Capital whistleblower $600,000 for retaliation

Candace King Weir (Image courtesy of Paradigm Capital Management)The former head trader at Paradigm Capital Management who was demoted and marginalized after reporting conflicts of interest to the SEC was awarded more than $600,000 Tuesday in the agency’s first enforcement action based on retaliation against a whistleblower.… Continue Reading

Braskem SEC filing reveals fallout from Brazil’s Operation Car Wash

In an SEC filing Friday, Brazil petrochemical giant Braskem SA said it is investigating allegations that two former executives paid bribes to state-owned Petrobras for favorable raw material supply agreements, and it has self reported the findings to regulators in Brazil and to the DOJ and SEC in the United States.Continue Reading

Director of Compliance (Wurth Group of North America – Ramsey, NJ)

Job Title: Director of Compliance

Employer: Wurth Group of North America Inc.

Location: Ramsey, New Jersey USA

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 Description

The primary purpose and function of the Director of Compliance is to ensure all areas of the organization are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations and is responsible for planning, designing, implementing, maintaining, and assessing the Compliance Program and associated policies and procedures in order to promote and reinforce a culture of integrity imbued with ethical business principles and practices across the company and all affiliated entities.… Continue Reading

Threat to peace: Kleptocrats and diversionary wars

In her excellent book, Thieves of State, Sarah Chayes argues persuasively that foreign corruption is a threat to U.S. national security because it drives people to radical Islam. There is an additional aspect to this problem: corrupt regimes are a national security threat because they start wars in order to divert attention from their own corruption.… Continue Reading

Job: Director of Compliance (Wurth Group of North America – Ramsey, NJ)

Job Title: Director of Compliance

Employer: Wurth Group of North America Inc.

Location: Ramsey, New Jersey USA

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 Description

The primary purpose and function of the Director of Compliance is to ensure all areas of the organization are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations and is responsible for planning, designing, implementing, maintaining, and assessing the Compliance Program and associated policies and procedures in order to promote and reinforce a culture of integrity imbued with ethical business principles and practices across the company and all affiliated entities.… Continue Reading