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Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
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Richard L. Cassin
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Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
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Julie DiMauro
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Thomas Fox
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Marc Alain Bohn
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Bill Waite
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Shruti J. Shah
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Russell A. Stamets
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Richard Bistrong
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Eric Carlson
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Job: Compliance Learning and Communications Manager (Bayer — New Jersey)

Job Title: Compliance Learning and Communications Manager

Employer: Bayer

Location: Whippany, New Jersey USA



The Compliance Learning and Communications Manager will report to the Compliance Learning and Communications Lead and must fulfill requirements of project management support for multiple projects such as learning management system (LMS) administration, learning content development, metric analysis including trend analysis, measuring learning program(s) effectiveness, reporting delinquents, creating customized workflows, dashboard reporting, implementation of communications campaigns, ratio of learning behavioral
changes.… Continue Reading

The business case: Creating stakeholder trust improves the bottom line

In our first post we proposed a universal business ethics principle: “A basic duty of every organization is to earn stakeholder trust.”

Our hypotheses are: 1) trust is based on the expectation of reliable behavior, 2) attributes of reliable behavior generally align with ethical behavior, and 3) therefore trust is a valid proxy for evaluating ethical behavior.… Continue Reading

Saipem confirms Petrobras graft probe

Italian oil and gas services firm Saipem confirmed that Milan prosecutors are looking into alleged corruption tied to a 2011 contract awarded by Brazil’s Petrobras.

Prosecutors are investigating a contract awarded by state owned Petrobras to Saipem SA (France) and Saipem Do Brasil in 2011.… Continue Reading

Bistrong to Garcia: ‘It gets better’

The story of Vicente Garcia, SAP’s former head of sales for Latin America, reminded me of one of the darkest periods in my life — the time before sentencing.

Garcia pleaded guilty last week to a one-count criminal information charging him with conspiracy to violate the FCPA’s antibribery provisions.… Continue Reading

Three Chinese universities named and shamed for violating frugality rules

China’s Ministry of Education has named three government universities and multiple employees for spending public funds on unauthorized sight-seeing tours and accepting money as wedding gifts. 

Faculty members at Tongji University’s School of Economics and Management and Tianjin University’s Logistics Office were found to have paid for unauthorized trips using public funds.… Continue Reading

Resource alert: OFAC 2015 fall symposium (September 22)

The 2015 OFAC Fall Symposium will be held in Washington, DC on September 22, 2015.

The symposium will provide a comprehensive review of current U.S. economic sanctions.

It will include presentations on OFAC regulations, as well as targeted reviews of sanctions concerns for new and updated OFAC-administered programs.… Continue Reading