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Editor at Large

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Editor Emeritus

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Julie DiMauro
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Thomas Fox
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Marc Alain Bohn
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Bill Waite
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Shruti J. Shah
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Russell A. Stamets
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Eric Carlson
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All posts by Julie DiMauro

Attorney General Holder steps down after a lengthy, memorable term

Eric Holder Jr. announced his resignation as U.S. attorney general Thursday. His nearly six years in office have seen him deal with everything from trials for terrorists to the ongoing protests in Ferguson, Missouri, to enforcement actions such as the whopping $8.9 billion levied against BNP Paribas for transferring billions of dollars on behalf of several countries blacklisted by the United States.… Continue Reading

A briefing for compliance officers about China enforcement

Chinese regulators are stepping up anti-corruption enforcement, putting Western and local executives and the companies they work for at greater risk. So it’s important to know which laws in China are most relevant and what preventive action should be taken in response to the increased enforcement.

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Syndicate Bank chief arrested in bribery probe

India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested the chairman of state-run Syndicate Bank Ltd., Sudhir Kumar Jain, on August 3, with the CBI announcing that two cases have been registered under the Prevention of Corruption Act and laws to prevent criminal conspiracy.… Continue Reading

Sixth guilty plea in U.S. Navy Military Sealift bribery case

Timothy S. Miller, a co-founder of a Virginia-based government contracting company, pleaded guilty Thursday to bribing two public officials working for the U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command.

According to the facts contained in the plea agreement, Miller and  his business partner Dwayne A.… Continue Reading

FinCEN advisory defines ‘culture of compliance’

The U.S. Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) defined the concept of a “culture of compliance” in a six-page advisory  Monday that was aimed at senior management, leadership and owners of financial institutions subject to FinCEN’s regulations.… Continue Reading

Report: Canada’s fragmented anti-fraud enforcement needs fixing

A report by the Foundation for the Advancement of Investor Rights (FAIR Canada) recommends that Canada create a national agency to centralize the reporting and enforcement of crimes.

“Numerous regulators, police agencies, and other organizations across the country share responsibility for preventing, deterring and detecting fraud, and taking enforcement action against it.… Continue Reading

Sixth guilty plea in U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command bribe case

Scott B. Miserendino, Sr., a former contractor for the United States Navy Military Sealift Command, pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy and taking bribes.

According to a statement of facts filed with the plea agreement, Miserendino was a government contractor at the Military Sealift Command, the leading provider of transportation for the U.S.… Continue Reading