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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
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Russell A. Stamets
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Richard Bistrong
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Canada convicts American and Brit for CFPOA offenses

The Cryptometrics Inc. bribery scandal in Canada has resulted in two more convictions under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA).

Robert Barra, an American citizen, and Shailesh Govindia, a UK national, were both convicted of offenses under the CFPOA in January. 

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The risk of relying on auditors to find fraud

Kick-back schemes, corrupt employees, and violations of your Code of Conduct are all risks facing businesses every day. To combat these threats, companies often rely on auditors to protect them. But are auditors really the answer?… Continue Reading

Country count for new FCPA investigations

Since the start of 2018, companies and agencies have disclosed 19 new FCPA-related investigations.

Of the newly disclosed investigations, five have been closed, either by enforcement actions or declinations.

Fourteen of the new investigations remain open and apparently active.… Continue Reading

Job: Associate Counsel, Compliance

Job Title: Associate Counsel, Compliance

Employer: Via Transportation Inc.

Location: New York, New York USA

Description: As Associate Counsel, Compliance, you will work closely with a small team of highly dedicated and dynamic attorneys who are graduates of the country’s top law schools and alums of elite law firms and the U.S.… Continue Reading

Attention colleges: ISO 37001 can help

Colleges implicated in Operation Varsity Blues (and those not yet named) can act to prevent similar bribery situations and restore trust without reinventing the wheel: the ISO 37001 anti-bribery system is uniquely suited to help manage these bribery-risk situations.… Continue Reading

Job: VP Operations – Government Services

Job Title: VP Operations – Government Services

Employer: CEVA Logistics

Location: Dallas, Texas USA

Description: The VP will be accountable for the fiscal and operational oversight, leadership, direction and overall management of complex “A” station operations and compliance with the Special Security Agreement, to ensure growth and profitability goals and objectives are met.… Continue Reading

Enforcement agency restructured in Brazil corruption fight

The Federal Comptroller’s Office (CGU) is an internal control body of the Brazilian Federal Government responsible for carrying out activities related to the defense of public patrimony and increasing the transparency of management, through public corrective actions, prevention and fight against corruption and ombudsman.… Continue Reading

An Africa success story: Anti-corruption efforts in Rwanda produce results

Rwanda’s renewed commitment to fighting corruption has led to the enactment of many laws covering anti-corruption, whistleblower protection, asset recovery, money laundering, and terrorism financing.

The Office of the Ombudsman of Rwanda was established as the coordinating organ in the fight against graft, with investigation and prosecution powers and specialized chambers dealing with corruption at Intermediate Court.… Continue Reading