Skip to content


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

Job: Team Leader – Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT)

Job Title: Team Leader – Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT)

Employer: Basel Institute on Governance

Location: Basel, Switzerland

Description: The Basel Institute has recently established a cross-divisional program of work focused on intelligence- led action against financial crime in the illegal wildlife trade (IWT).… Continue Reading

Wisconsin marketing firm pays $10 million to resolve FCPA offenses

Quad/Graphics Inc. agreed Thursday to pay the SEC nearly $10 million to settle violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act for long-running bribery schemes and cover-ups in Peru and China.

The Sussex, Wisconsin print and digital marketing company disgorged $6.9 million and prejudgment interest of about $960,000, and agreed to pay a civil penalty of $2 million.… Continue Reading

IFBEC Event: Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. (October 2019)

What are the current and emerging ethics and compliance issues impacting the defense, aerospace and security industries? How is the industry responding to new challenges?

The International Forum on Business Ethical Conduct (IFBEC) for the Aerospace and Defense Industry announced that registration is open for its 2019 Annual Conference.Continue Reading

Ericsson reserves $1.2 billion for FCPA settlement

Swedish telecom giant Ericsson said Wednesday it reserved around $1.2 billion to resolve an expected FCPA enforcement action by the DOJ and SEC.

The Stockholm-based LM Ericsson Telephone Company said it was cooperating with the DOJ and SEC regarding possible FCPA violations in China, Djibouti, Indonesia, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Vietnam.Continue Reading

Job: Ethics & Compliance Officer – Senior Manager (LATAM)

Job Title: Ethics & Compliance Officer – Senior Manager (LATAM)

Employer: Cognizant Technology Solutions

Location: Argentina/Brazil

Description: Cognizant Technology Solutions is seeking an Ethics & Compliance (E&C) Officer Senior Manager to support our Regional Ethics & Compliance Officer (RECO) in Latin America (LATAM), as well as our corporate E&C program.… Continue Reading

Coalition for Integrity releases new report on U.S. states

The Coalition for Integrity released its Enforcement of Ethics Rules by State Agencies: Unpacking the S.W.A.M.P. Index report last Thursday. The report demonstrates tremendous differences in United States’ ethics enforcement and a lack of transparency in actions taken by state ethics agencies. … Continue Reading

TechnipFMC pays SEC $5 million to settle FCPA violations

TechnipFMC plc paid the SEC $5 million Monday to settle FCPA offenses related to bribing Iraqi officials to win business with state-owned oil companies.

The London-headquartered oil and gas company disgorged $4.3 million plus pre-judgment interest of $735,000 to the SEC. Continue Reading