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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
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

Bill Steinman
Contributing Editor

Job: Corporate Business Ethics Representative

Job Title: Corporate Business Ethics Representative

Employer: Saudi Aramco

Location: Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Description: We are seeking a Corporate Business Ethics Representative to join the Corporate Business Ethics Office within the Law Organization.… Continue Reading

Job: Global Compliance Investigations Counsel Vice President

Job Title: Global Compliance Investigations Counsel Vice President

Employer: Zimmer Biomet

Location: Washington, D.C., USA

Description: As the Vice President, Global Investigations Counsel, you will be responsible for leading confidential internal investigations on behalf of Zimmer Biomet, globally.… Continue Reading

Why soft law is powerless to clean up the gold supply chain

The human rights and environmental risks that taint the supply chain of gold and other mining commodities will be no surprise to anyone who reads the newspapers. North Mara gold mine in Tanzania made headlines just last week after an investigation into mass murder and rape of local villagers and deadly contamination from a leaking tailings dam.… Continue Reading

CFTC awards whistleblower $2.5 million

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission awarded a whistleblower $2.5 million Monday for assisting “at every step” of an investigation that led to a successful enforcement action. 

The CFTC said it reduced the award because the whistleblower delayed submitting information about the wrongdoing.… Continue Reading

Two convicted for Haiti FCPA offenses

The chairman and CEO of an investment firm and a member of the firm’s board of directors were found guilty by a federal jury in Boston Thursday for their role in a scheme to bribe Haitian officials to secure approval for an $84 million construction project. Continue Reading

Walmart pays $282 million for FCPA resolution

Walmart Inc. agreed Thursday to pay the DOJ and SEC $282 million to settle allegations that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices by paying an intermediary in Brazil for help obtaining construction permits and having weak anti-corruption internal controls in Brazil, China, India, and Mexico.… Continue Reading

Former Interpol chief admits taking $2 million in bribes

Former Interpol head Meng Hongwei (Image courtesy of Weibo)The first Chinese citizen to head Interpol pleaded guilty in a court in China Thursday to taking $2 million in bribes.

Meng Hongwei admitted during a hearing at Tianjin No 1 Intermediate People’s Court that he helped companies “make illegal gains.”… Continue Reading