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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

Alere whistleblower collects $5.6 million

A senior quality control analyst at Alere filed a qui tam lawsuit alleging the company’s testing and diagnostic devices for heart patients and others were unreliable.

Whistleblower Amanda Wu was awarded $5.6 million when Alere settled the allegations.… Continue Reading

Eric Carlson: Expect more anti-corruption enforcement in China

China’s biggest government reorganization in a generation, coinciding with rapidly escalating U.S.-China trade tensions, will impact many aspects of doing business in China, including an uptick in anti-corruption enforcement.

1. “Super” enforcement agency targeting government officials is established.… Continue Reading

Job: Investigator

Job Title: Investigator

Employer: International Rescue Committee

Location: New York, NY USA

Description: Reporting to a Sr. Investigator, the Investigator will assist the IRC Ethics and Compliance Unit to conduct investigations of allegations involving fraud, waste, abuse and corruption, and other misconduct. … Continue Reading

Paw and Orihuela: The long shadow of Odebrecht’s corruption

For over a year, Brazilian federal police could not access the files on Marcelo Odebrecht’s notebook computer. They tried using the password from Marcelo’s cell phones, with no luck.

Even Marcelo himself could not access the computer, as his password had been generated by two different electronic tokens that change combination with each access, and he no longer had the tokens following his arrest.… Continue Reading

Canadian gold miner resolves FCPA charges

Kinross Gold Corporation settled FCPA charges brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission Monday for “repeated failure” to put in place anti-corruption compliance programs and adequate accounting controls at two African subsidiaries.… Continue Reading

Job: Ethics Counsel

Job Title: Ethics Counsel

Employer: eBay Inc.

Location: San Jose, California or Salt Lake City, Utah USA

Description: The Ethics Counsel is responsible for assisting in the ongoing development, implementation and assessment of eBay Inc.’s… Continue Reading