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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

Use check-ins to beat the ‘dangerous silence’

When I was beating my sales targets every quarter over the course of a decade, it’s understandable why no one wanted to uncover anything that might disturb those results. So a “dangerous silence” marked my relationships with both peers and those above me in the chain of command.… Continue Reading

Job: Director of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs

Job Title: Director of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs

Employer: Iron Mountain

Location: Boston, Massachusetts USA

Description: Reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer, the Director of Compliance & Regulatory Affairs will be responsible for implementing and maintaining the regulatory compliance program under applicable international, federal, state and local laws, particularly FCPA, UK Bribery Act, OFAC, and antitrust.… Continue Reading

Will extractive companies move away from corruption-prone intermediaries?

Multinational companies regularly hire agents and fixers to help them win lucrative business in complex or unfamiliar environments. These intermediaries, who include both established firms and well-connected individuals, provide introductions to decision-makers, intelligence on how to secure a contract, and an on-the-ground presence in far-flung lands.… Continue Reading

World Bank debars Merck business unit

The World Bank debarred a business unit of a Merck subsidiary Wednesday for 12 months for a “fraudulent practice” involving a health project in Bangladesh.

Institutional Family Planning Services Department (IFPSD), a business unit of Merck Sharp & Dohme B.V.Continue Reading

SEC rewards ‘overseas’ whistleblower

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday it awarded an overseas whistleblower $500,000.

In a brief announcement, the SEC said the whistleblower’s “expeditious reporting” helped the agency bring a successful enforcement action.… Continue Reading