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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

SFO charges former SBM execs for Iraq bribes

The UK Serious Fraud Office charged two former executives of Dutch oil services firm SBM Offshore NV for allegedly funneling bribes to officials in Iraq through intermediary Unaoil.

Paul Bond and Stephen Whiteley were both charged with conspiracy to make corrupt payments to secure contracts in Iraq for Unaoil’s client SBM Offshore.… Continue Reading

Two SEC whistleblowers split $16 million

The Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday announced awards of more than $8 million each to two whistleblowers who helped the SEC bring a successful enforcement action.

The SEC denied awards to five other whistleblowers for the same case.… Continue Reading

Companies create special FCPA disclosures for China risks

It has been a common practice for SEC-registered companies with international operations to include FCPA enforcement as a “risk factor” that investors should consider before buying the company’s securities.

Some companies with operations in China have also included warnings about the risks of doing business there.… Continue Reading