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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

Selva Ozelli: U.S. evaluates blockchain technology as anti-corruption weapon

The U.S. government and several of its agencies have been evaluating blockchain technology as a preventative measure against corruption that may distort the fair awarding of public procurement contracts, reduce the quality of basic public services, limit opportunities to develop a competitive private sector and undermine trust in public institutions.… Continue Reading

Sven Stumbauer: AML and sanctions compliance still not high priority for boards

Boards of directors at financial institutions play a crucial role in the adoption and implementation of effective enterprise-wide Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and sanctions compliance programs.

It’s up to them and senior management to set the strategy, ensure there are adequate resources, and empower leaders to promote an effective AML compliance program and monitor the organization’s risk profile.Continue Reading

Job: Director, Ethics & Compliance Functional Advisor, Patient Access/Health Policy

Job Title: Director, Ethics & Compliance Functional Advisor, Patient Access/Health Policy

Employer: Novartis

Location: East Hanover, New Jersey USA

Description: To provide independent, strategic business partnership with the Patient Access/Health Policy (PA/HP) Function to anticipate and identify proactive strategies/solutions to address business needs and potential risks, and help ensure that activities and processes comply with all applicable NPC policies, laws, regulations and professional codes of conduct.… Continue Reading

Six CPAs charged with stealing PCAOB information to help KPMG

The DOJ and SEC charged six accountants Monday with misappropriating and using confidential information about the PCAOB’s planned inspections of KPMG.

The six include three former officials at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board or PCAOB and three former partners at KPMG LLP.… Continue Reading

Gonzalo Zeballos: Universalism and cross-border insolvencies

The last few years have seen a decided trend toward nationalist and populist legislation and policies. Cross-border insolvency jurisprudence has not escaped this trend. Recent cases rejecting extraterritorial application of bankruptcy laws and limiting the remedies available to foreign liquidators seem to reflect an extension of this trend to insolvency jurisprudence, though this debate is not a new one.… Continue Reading

Job: Senior Corporate Counsel

Job Title: Senior Corporate Counsel

Employer: Alamo Group Management

Location: Seguin, Texas USA

Description: Under the general supervision of the Vice-President & General Counsel, the Senior Corporate Counsel will provide general legal support to all Alamo Group business units and activities.… Continue Reading