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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
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Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
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Richard Bistrong
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Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Due Diligence in Russia: A public register of bribe payers

Due diligence in Russia has never been simple. Two recent developments make it more complicated. One makes business more transparent. Sort of. The other makes it less transparent. Foreign companies working in Russia will place themselves at peril if they don’t pay close attention to both.… Continue Reading

The Pandora’s box of automated risk profiling

Regulators are constantly telling compliance officers to take a “risk-based” approach to due diligence processes and procedures. In some cases, regulations go so far as to require third parties to be profiled appropriately based on their level of risk.… Continue Reading

Job: Compliance Manager – Business Partners Due Diligence

Job Title: Compliance Manager – Business Partners Due Diligence

Employer: MTU America

Location: Novi, Michigan USA

Description: A key element of our anti-bribery compliance program is the management of our third-party population and the execution of effective integrity due diligence procedures on our business partner community.… Continue Reading

Job: Head of Compliance Asia

Job Title: Head of Compliance Asia

Employer: BHP

Location: Singapore

Description: The Head of Compliance Asia acts as the key Ethics & Compliance (E&C) representative and adviser for the Marketing, Supply and Technology functions, and is responsible for providing expert guidance and oversight to ensure that Ethics & Compliance risks are identified and mitigated appropriately.… Continue Reading

Event: Day of Learning (DC – December 10)

The Coalition for Integrity is proud to announce its 2018 Day of Learning on Monday, December 10. 

The event is both a commemoration of International Anti-Corruption Day, which is Sunday December 9, and a step towards fulfillment of Coalition for Integrity’s mission to raise awareness about corruption and educate key stakeholders.… Continue Reading

Job: Senior Manager – Global Channel Compliance (MPD)

Job Title: Senior Manager – Global Channel Compliance (MPD)

Employer: W.L. Gore

Location: Phoenix, Arizona USA

Description: Gore Medical Products Division (MPD) has provided creative therapeutic solutions to complex medical problems for 40 years, saving and improving the quality of lives worldwide.… Continue Reading

Job: Integrity Officer

Job Title: Integrity Officer

Employer: Transparency International

Location: Berlin, Germany

Start date: As soon as possible

Description: The Integrity Officer is responsible for the development, monitoring, learning, and curation of the integrity systems within the organization.… Continue Reading

Why don’t we trust whistleblowers?

I’m an accounting professor turned documentary filmmaker and I study how whistle blowing impacts fraud detection and prevention in organizations.

One day while working on a lecture for my graduate forensic accounting class, I found myself intrigued by the Wells Fargo banking scandal.… Continue Reading

Survey: The highs and lows of Europe-Caucasus-Asia anti-corruption compliance programs

According to the inaugural ECA Corruption Survey of  business executives, in-house legal counsel, and other professionals operating in the Europe-Caucasus-Asia (ECA) region, 71 percent of respondents said that their country’s anti-corruption laws are ineffective and 62 percent said corruption is a significant obstacle to doing business.… Continue Reading

Will ISO 37001 become a box-checking formality?

My prior post for the FCPA Blog suggested that changes are needed to the ISO 37001 anti-bribery management system before countries, agencies, and companies move forward with large-scale adoption.

One of my suggestions in particular — that ISO replace certification with a process for obtaining reviews of compliance programs — attracted thoughtful opposing comments and some criticism.… Continue Reading