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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

Are settlements a deterrent or a dodge?

The DOJ has unveiled new guidance to federal prosecutors about bringing criminal cases against individuals in instances of corporate wrongdoing.

The Yates Memo states that if a corporation wishes to resolve its own criminal charges and receive any credit for cooperation, it must provide the DOJ with all relevant facts relating to the individuals responsible for the misconduct.… Continue Reading

Brazil investigates big banks for exchange rate manipulation

Brazil’s antitrust agency opened an investigation into fifteen foreign banks and thirty individuals for allegedly forming a cartel to manipulate exchange rates of local Brazilian reals and foreign currency.

Among the banks under investigation are affiliates of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Barclays, Citibank, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, JPMorgan Chase, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Nomura, Royal Bank of Canada, Royal Bank of Scotland, Standard Chartered, UBS, and Standard Bank (South Africa), according to the release from the agency.… Continue Reading

Dr. Sharon Iglehart is thirteenth Texas defendant convicted in $158 million Medicare fraud

A federal jury in Houston Thursday convicted a psychiatrist in a $158 million Medicare fraud involving seven years of false claims for mental health treatment that was never provided.

Sharon Iglehart, 58, of Harris County, Texas, was found guilty of one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, one count of health care fraud, and three counts of making false statements relating to health care matters.… Continue Reading

Latin America Enforcement Report – September 2015

Here are some highlights from Latin American about corruption, enforcement, and compliance through August 2015.

Argentina: Three former employees of the Argentinian Mint (Casa de La Moneda) and a representative of the German company Atlantic Zeiser were sentenced to prison for an overpricing scheme, in which the SOE’s employees took bribes to award contracts for the purchase of technical equipment.… Continue Reading

Job: GRC Platform Analyst (Sony — NYC)

Job Title: GRC Platform Analyst

Employer: Sony Corporation of America

Location: New York, NY USA

 

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Sony Corporation of America (SCA) is seeking a GRC Platform Analyst to join the Americas Region Risk Office in New York City.… Continue Reading