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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

OFAC adds five to Magnitsky sanctions list

The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control added four Russians and a Chechen to its list of those sanctioned under the Magnitsky Act for alleged human rights abuses.

The most prominent name on Wednesday’s list was the head of the Russian republic of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov.… Continue Reading

Someone had to be the first FCPA defendant

A headline in the Washington Post on August 3, 1979 said: “Justice Department Wins First Victory Under Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.”

The story started this way:

The Justice Department unit set up to prosecute American corporations that make payoffs to foreign officials won its first court victory here yesterday: a guilty plea by the New York firm that distributes the postage stamps of Cook Islands, a tiny country 1,800 miles off the coast of New Zealand.… Continue Reading

Job: Compliance Program Manager / Apparel & Advanced Textiles

Job Title: Compliance Program Manager / Apparel & Advanced Textiles

Employer: INVISTA

Location: Wilmington, Delaware USA

Description: Act as subject matter expert for counterparty business screening and risk assessments; Conduct, manage, understand & maintain (start to finish) due diligence for counterparties in Americas/Europe; Perform min due diligence including restricted party screening, risk assessments; Work with the business to understand the key compliance risks & maintain the results .… Continue Reading

Two IberiaBank whistleblowers split $2.3 million

Two former employees of Louisiana-based IberiaBank were awarded more than $2.3 million when the bank settled allegations that its mortgage unit made false claims for federal loan guarantees.

Kelley R. Shackleford and Karen Mills worked for IberiaBank in Little Rock, Arkansas. … Continue Reading

Job: Legal and Compliance Program Manager

Job Title: Legal and Compliance Program Manager

Employer: Masimo

Location: Irvine, California USA

Description: The Legal and Compliance Program Manager will be responsible for leading corporate-wide compliance projects and managing ongoing legal and compliance initiatives.… Continue Reading