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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

Job: Specialist – Anti-money laundering, Anti-corruption and Trade Compliance

Job Title: Specialist – Anti-money laundering, Anti-corruption and Trade Compliance

Employer: BHP

Location: Singapore

Description: Specialist, Anti-money laundering, Anti-corruption and Trade Compliance, Legal is accountable for the following: Supports the design, implementation and continuous enhancement of BHP’s compliance programme (addressing anti-corruption, trade sanctions and anti-money laundering) within Marketing and Supply.… Continue Reading

Enforcement Survey: What happens to public officials who take bribes?

The business community often complains during consultations with the OECD Working Group on Bribery that its focus on criminalizing the supply-side of foreign bribery creates an unbalanced approach to enforcement. In their view, companies face credible enforcement risks and high sanctions if they engage in foreign bribery, while the public officials who solicit or receive bribes seem to enjoy de facto impunity.… Continue Reading

Practice Alert: China asserts ‘judicial sovereignty’ with new blocking statute

China recently enacted a law that could prevent China-based individuals and entities, including the China-based subsidiaries of non-Chinese companies, from providing certain assistance in criminal proceedings outside of China.

The law appears to block such companies, absent approval from the Chinese government, from disclosing evidence in China to criminal enforcement authorities outside of China in connection with a criminal matter.… Continue Reading

Job: Chief Compliance Officer

Job Title: Chief Compliance Officer

Employer: Baker Hughes

Location: Houston, Texas USA

Description: An executive position leading the Baker Hughes’, a GE Company’s Legal Compliance function. The Chief Compliance Officer will lead and direct compliance and identify and abate compliance risks including policy compliance, legal and regulatory risks, develop strategy, and implement relevant changes to related policy & processes as needed.… Continue Reading

Four charged with helping Mossack Fonseca clients evade U.S. taxes

U.S. prosecutors charged four men with tax evasion and fraud in schemes first revealed by the Panama Papers leaked from law firm Mossack Fonseca.

An indictment unsealed this week in the Southern District of New York charged the four with conspiracy to commit tax evasion, wire fraud, and money-laundering conspiracy.… Continue Reading

TRACE releases 2018 Bribery Risk Matrix

Compliance professionals have many factors to consider when assessing the bribery risk of their companies’ proposed investments or engagements globally. Industries have different dynamics, companies have different business models, and business partners and intermediaries have different relationships and backgrounds.… Continue Reading