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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

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Three SEC whistleblowers split $7 million award

The Securities and Exchange Commission Monday awarded more than $7 million to three whistleblowers who helped the agency stop a fraudulent investment scheme.

One whistleblower, an outsider, provided information that led to the start of the SEC’s investigation.… Continue Reading

Sungyong Kang: Can Korea ever clean up the Chaebol Republic?

In the midst of Korea’s influence-peddling scandal involving President Park, her close associates, and chaebols (family run conglomerates such as Samsung and Hyundai), the country enacted a new anti-corruption law criminalizing graft and solicitation without the need to prove the bribe payer expected anything in return.… Continue Reading

Herbalife discloses China FCPA investigation

Dietary supplement maker Herbalife said in a securities filing Friday that the SEC has requested documents and other information about the company’s anti-corruption compliance in China.

Herbalife said it has discussed the SEC’s investigation with the DOJ.… Continue Reading

Brazil Car Wash judge killed in plane crash

The Brazilian judge overseeing the politically explosive investigation into a massive bribe and kickback scandal at the state energy company died Thursday in a plane crash. 

Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki was killed when a light plane he was travelling in crashed into the water near Paraty in Rio de Janeiro state. … Continue Reading

Job: Compliance Analyst / Manager (Intercept Pharmaceuticals – New York, NY)

Job Title: Compliance Analyst / Manager

Employer: Intercept Pharmaceuticals

Location: New York, NY

Description: Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is seeking a Compliance Manager who will assist with the implementation of a global compliance and ethics program, including the implementation of systems, programs, processes, and practices to ensure that all business units are in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.… Continue Reading

Job: Director Compliance & Ethics (Akorn, Inc. – Lake Forest, IL)

Job Title: Director Compliance & Ethics

Employer: Akorn, Inc.

Location: Lake Forest, IL, United States Full Time

Description: The Director of Compliance & Ethics leads and drives the Akorn Commercial Compliance & Ethics program to ensure business practices and activities are in compliance the Code of Conduct, with related company policies, association codes, local and international laws and regulations including but not limited to: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, UK Bribery Act, federal and state fraud and abuse laws, Anti-Kickback, and privacy laws such as HIPPA.… Continue Reading

Las Vegas Sands pays $7 million to resolve FCPA criminal probe

Las Vegas Sands Corp. agreed Thursday to pay a criminal fine of nearly $7 million for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act offenses in China and Macau.

The casino and resort operator admitted that from 2006 through 2009, it paid $5.8 million to a China consultant “without any discernable legitimate business purpose.”… Continue Reading