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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

Five ‘stupid’ ideas about trust in business

With apologies to David Letterman’s signature skit series of a decade ago, we’d like to borrow his title to highlight a few misunderstandings about the nature of trust in business.

Here’s our list, followed by some comments about the flaws.… Continue Reading

Job: Chief Compliance Officer

Job Title: Chief Compliance Officer

Employer: Tenneco Inc.

Location: South Field, Michigan USA

Description: Federal-Mogul’s Powertrain Division is looking for a Chief Compliance Officer that will be responsible for overseeing the corporate compliance function as it relates to the Company on a global basis and will report directly to the Senior Vice President, General Counsel.… Continue Reading

And the big compliance story for 2019 is . . . .

Nearly every corporate anti-bribery violation reveals problems with internal controls.

Again and again SEC enforcement actions describe devious employees who were able to subvert the controls and thereby create slush funds and pay bribes, or controls that were weak to begin with and incapable of detecting or stopping the corrupt actors.… Continue Reading

Italy adopts new ‘bribe destroyer’ law

On December 18, 2018 the Italian Parliament approved a package of measures aimed to combat public sector corruption and increase scrutiny and transparency requirements with regards to private and corporate contributions to political parties and foundations.… Continue Reading