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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

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

Ten reasons why compliance fails

During the research for our new book about compliance and ethics, we saw how organizations across the world continue to be damaged and brought down by systemic non-compliance or the misdeeds of a few.… Continue Reading

World Bank announces three new debarments

The World Bank announced the debarments of Indonesian, Chinese, and Spanish companies Wednesday in three unrelated actions. 

PT. Suburo Jayana Indah Corp. (Sujainco) was debarred for two years for “fraud and collusion” on the World Bank funded Water Resources and Irrigation Sector Management Program (Phase II) project in Indonesia. Continue Reading