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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

American head of the SFO pulls the plug on hopeless cases

The UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) enjoys a mixed reputation as far as other law enforcement agencies are concerned, in particular the police.

American national and former deputy general counsel at the FBI, Lisa Osofsky, the head of the SFO, has effectively admitted defeat over several of its investigations, which were started before her tenure at the SFO.Continue Reading

Are French football teams at risk under Sapin II?

Since enactment of the French anti-corruption law Sapin II, the Agence Française Anti-Corruption and other French prosecutors have begun to more actively pursue companies for anti-corruption offenses. Will they eventually take a deeper look into the operations of Ligue 1 and the football (soccer) clubs that are part of it?… Continue Reading

Job: Ethics & Compliance Senior Manager

Job Title: Ethics & Compliance Senior Manager

Employer: Cognizant

Location: United Kingdom

Description: Cognizant Technology Solutions is seeking an Ethics & Compliance (E&C) Senior Manager to support our Regional Ethics & Compliance Officer (RECO) in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), as well as our corporate E&C program.… Continue Reading

Job: Assistant General Counsel

Job Title: Assistant General Counsel

Employer: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Location: Austin, Texas USA

Description: You will report to a Corporate Vice President in the Law Department and support AMD’s Radeon Graphics business unit as their primary attorney. … Continue Reading

Mexico joins the anti-bribery enforcement bandwagon

Anti-corruption law has never been thought to hold much sway in Mexican affairs. Despite a nominal prohibition of bribery and graft and an abundance of recent corruption scandals, the country’s history of minimal enforcement has fostered an expectation of impunity.Continue Reading

World Bank debars Shenzhen-listed electrical engineering firm

The World Bank debarred a Chinese electrical engineering company Wednesday for 15 months for “fraudulent practices” involving a project in Liberia.

Dongfang Electronics Co. Ltd. (Dongfang), which provides electrical engineering, manufacturing, and R&D services, is ineligible to participate in World Bank-financed projects during the 15-month debarment.Continue Reading