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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

Richard Bistrong: When we’re squeezed, do ethical decisions flow out?

When I started blogging in 2014, there was little discussion about how issues like financial pressures and “micro-cultures” could impact decision making that can lead us astray.

Now, though, the OECD has published an engaging work, Behavioral Insights for Public Integrity, Harnessing the Human Factor to Counter Corruption, focusing on the interaction between policy making and integrity.Continue Reading

Job: Sr Associate General Counsel – Telecommute

Job Title: Sr Associate General Counsel – Telecommute

Employer: UnitedHealth Group

Location: Telecommute

Description: The Senior Associate General Counsel will provide legal support to the enterprise-wide Compliance, Ethics & Privacy program with particular focus on international legal issues (privacy, anti-corruption / FCPA, economic sanctions, export controls), M&A due diligence and acquisition integration legal support, contracting, policies and procedures, and compliance investigations. … Continue Reading

Resource Alert: New USDA “Ethics Illustrated” video

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Ethics recently released a new Executive Branch innovation — an animated/illustrated ethics video specifically for Federal employees.  

Ethics Illustrated: How to Avoid Conflicts of Interest focuses on the ethical challenges employees face when the Federal government procures goods and services.… Continue Reading

Luis Dantón Martínez Corres: Mexico election will decide fate of enforcement

Mexico is just weeks away from a groundbreaking election on July 1. The election has profound implications for the fate of the existing National Anticorruption System.

The country will elect its president, the entire congress (500) and senate (128), as well as state governor elections (9), and thousands of municipal and state congress seats.… Continue Reading