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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: Director, Compliance Counsel

Job Title: Director, Compliance Counsel

Employer: Heron Therapeutics, Inc.

Location: San Diego, California USA

Description: This position supports the compliance function and will be responsible for assisting in the development, execution and continuous improvement of the compliance program to ensure compliance with all applicable standards, laws, and regulations, including without limitation the U.S.… Continue Reading

New book from ICC Netherlands by industry leaders (free download)

The ICC Netherlands launched its new book “Integrity, A Valuable Proposition” at the International Integrity & Anti-Corruption Conference earlier this month. The book discusses the state of affairs of integrity and accountability in both the public and private sector, and the continuous dialogue and development.… Continue Reading

Cleared by feds, but FCPA accusations leave lasting scars

In December 2012, a payment processing company based in Johannesburg called Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. disclosed some bad news. The DOJ and SEC had launched FCPA investigations.

The feds wanted to know if Net1 paid bribes to win a contract from the South Africa Social Security Agency (SASSA).… Continue Reading

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