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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

Spanish police release Bill Browder after red notice detention

From Bill Browder’s twitter account.A British critic of Russian president Vladimir Putin was detained by Spanish police Wednesday on an international arrest warrant that Russia requested through Interpol.

Financier Bill Browder tweeted that police in Madrid released him after Interpol’s general secretary in Lyon, France, instructed Spanish police not to honor Russia’s arrest request. … Continue Reading

Legg Mason reserves $67 million for FCPA settlement

Fund manager Legg Mason, Inc. said Wednesday it expects a settlement soon of a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigation into a unit that managed money for the Libyan government.

The investigation concerns Permal Group’s Libya deals from 2005 to 2007.… Continue Reading

Job: Director of Investigations and Risk Mitigation

Job Title: Director of Investigations and Risk Mitigation

Employer: Arconic

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, Cleveland, OH or Fairfax County, VA USA

Description: The Director of Investigations and Risk Mitigation will report to Arconic’s Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer (“CECO”) and be responsible for supervising the internal investigations [and resolutions] program and conducting internal investigations, working in coordination with the CECO .Continue Reading

U.S. to ZTE: Hire American compliance officers

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said a deal the Administration has reached with China’s ZTE to restore its U.S. trading rights includes creating a new compliance department that’s staffed with American compliance officers.… Continue Reading

Job: Financial Advisory Services Senior Vice President

Job Title: Financial Advisory Services Senior Vice President

Employer: AlixPartners, LLP

Location: New York, NY USA

Description: This position is located in our New York, NY office and mainly supports the Corporate Investigation practice within our Financial Advisory Services ( FAS ) practice.… Continue Reading

Memorial Day: When the flowers are in bloom

It likely began as spontaneous gatherings during the Civil War or soon after the war ended in 1865.

In May 1868, it was officially proclaimed as Decoration Day, when flowers were placed on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers.… Continue Reading