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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

Ex-KPMG partner pleads guilty in PCAOB cheating scandal

A former KPMG partner and co-leader of the firm’s banking and capital markets group admitted stealing and using confidential information so KPMG could improve the outcome of PCAOB inspections.

David Britt, 56, pleaded guilty in federal court in New York Thursday to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.… Continue Reading

Manchester United worries about compliance too

In a recent filing with the SEC, Manchester United plc described its relentless international expansion and the risks consequently faced from the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act, and similar anti-corruption laws.… Continue Reading

Job: Senior Counsel

Job Title: Senior Counsel

Employer: AstenJohnson

Location: Charleston, South Carolina USA

Description: Responsible for overseeing all compliance matters across the AstenJohnson group of companies, ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulatory requirements, policies and procedures.… Continue Reading

FCPA enforcement report for Q3 2019

During the third calendar quarter there were seven corporate FCPA enforcement actions with penalties and disgorgement totaling about $78.5 million.

For comparison, in Q3 2018 there were also seven corporate FCPA enforcement actions.… Continue Reading

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