Richard L. Cassin | Editor at large
Richard L. Cassin is the founder of the FCPA Blog. He serves as editor at large.
All compliance officers have special skills that set them apart from everyone else. They’re “subject matter experts” in ethics and compliance. That makes them unique.
The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control said Wednesday it fined Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. $4.2 million after a subsidiary based in Turkey knowingly
Citibank’s parent company, Citigroup, disclosed this year that an astounding 15 percent of its employees are now categorized as “risk, regulatory, and compliance staff,” up
Compliance officers are experts at spotting red flags. They can discern potential FCPA violations from the other side of the world. But what about red
The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control issued a new advisory Thursday warning banks, insurance companies, negotiators and others about sanctions risks from helping
An excellent post on the FCPA Blog last week from Matthew McFillin and Amanda Rigby of KPMG talked about Covid-19-caused government shutdowns, and delays companies
Until now, compliance officers have stayed mostly under the government radar. They aren’t regulated or licensed, tested or monitored. Will that change? And if so,
A federal grand jury in Brooklyn indicted an oil trader Tuesday for bribing officials in Ecuador.
For compliance professionals and the programs they run, politically exposed persons are a big deal. PEPs trigger money laundering and corruption concerns and therefore attract
The DOJ released the first version of its Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs in 2017. That document (with its 2019 and 2020 updates) completed the